Saturday, December 12, 2009

How Some Rogue Software gets on your PC

Some rogue software, ones that pretend to be a security or ant virus solution, work their way into your computer by pretending to be a codec that is needed to play a video on some video sites.

Sometimes, they the rogue programs will say you need a flash update or a codec this is how they infect your pc using a trojan that pretends to be one thing and then installs
the rogue program like, LivePc Care or IGuard Pc these are just two of hundreds of rogue programs. Some good resources for the new rogue lists are 1- Bleepingcomputer 2- Spywarewarrior 3- MalwareBytes Anti-Malware

Flash Player from adobe is one of the most common real players for video. Secunia is is a security company that gives away PSI a software program named Personal Software Inspector after installing it will scan your programs for updates and you just click on the link to the right of the results to download and update the program such as java or flash and many others.

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