PepperZip is a rogue application that takes a disguise of a application for unzipping and archiving files. The version that is available for downloading is trial and, despite the trial period is about 30 days, PepperZip says that the period is over with the first launch. For the full version of program the developers of PepperZip demand $14.
Security Guard is a fake anti-malware program that brings disturbing consequences after installing. It holds the disguise of a legitimate program til the very end. The interface of Security Guard resembles other similar programs, so it's difficult to see its malicious nature. After the automatically launched scan, the program will inform the user of many dangers threatening the system. However, it later adds that the removal of found malware is impossible until user buys the full version of the application.
DailyPCClean is an optimization tool that doesn't fulfill its promises about cleaning the junk files and registry entries. Instead it generates the messages stating that the system is vulnerable to numerous risks. It also suggest deleting the threats and offers user to buy the full version of the program for that.
360 Total Security is a fake program that resembles a genuine antivirus. As a usual antivirus 360 Total Security is able to run a full scan for detecting malware. However, there is where the positive features of 360 Total Security end. The scanning will end in showing notifications informing the user about numerous infections threatening the system.
PC Fix Speed is a fake program developed by Crawler, LLC. The application is presented in a way of an optimization tool that will allow the user to boost the computer’s speed and fix corrupted registry entries. Many users believe that trick and install the program. However, they get disappointed in the product quite soon.
Spyware Clear is a fake antispyware application that is responsible for showing messages warning the users of found malware. The programs displays these notifications as the result of system scanning. The threats always appear to be phony as an element of the method to persuade users to buy a full version of Spyware Clear.
PC Mechanic is a rogue software masqueraded as a program for system optimization. After it has managed to sneak in the system it begins to act as a legitimate program. In order to not raise suspicions PC Mechanic initiates the scanning for possible system problems. Right after the scan is complete, the app will display notifications about how dire the state of the system is. All these messages are shown in attempt to catch your attention and make you worry about your PC health.
PC Cleaner Plus is an unwanted application that was created with the purpose of gaining revenue from users. It has a good disguise of a trustworthy program that will assist users in optimization of the system and cleaning leftovers and registry entries. However none of this options works properly. After the installation of PC Cleaner Plus the user will see the program performing a scanning of the system and later notifying the user about the great risks threatening the system.
PC Matic is a fake program that doesn’t worth installing. It is created to make users take is as an advantageous tool for performing computer maintenance. PC Matic claims to provide an impressive number of useful features: system optimization, antimalware protection, registry edition, automatic scan for available driver updates, creating system backups and so on. However, after the first start of the program users start to face problems. This is because this PUP can control some of Windows functions and settings without user’s approval.
Malware Protection Live is a program that, according to its description, should provide protection from malware. It is compatible with Windows systems and has powerful antimalware tools that could be handy for any user. However, on practice Malware Protection Live is determined to be a fake program that not only deceives users about its features, but also is a malware itself.