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By Steve Espino – PC Tools Malware Research Team Stealthy malware can redirect web search results to websites other than what was initially being searched for. The user may be redirected to advertising websites, fake antivirus sites, and some completely … Continue reading

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Image courtesy of Flickr user indi.ca Fake AVs have been tormenting PC owners for years.  And they have now finally made their way to the Mac. A fake antivirus designed to look like a real Mac OS X application emerged … Continue reading

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By Alan Lee – PC Tools Malware Research Team With all the fake security applications out there, you’d think we’d have learned our lesson by now–but not so.  Fake security applications, commonly known as FakeAVs, continue to be effective and … Continue reading

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