Bogus PC Cleaners

When you’re among SPAUG members, you may hear about someone’s adventure dealing with a purported “cleaner” of some sort that puts malware, perhaps ransomware, onto your system. In trying to help a friend deal with a “Fix My PC” program, I wondered if it might be such a program. As you read in another post on this site, “TweakBit FixMyPC” is probably not now malicious malware, but it’s definitely worry-and-annoyware.

Here’s a Google search for, and Wikipedia list of, some [bogus pc cleaners]. Watch videos. There’s a lot of that stuff out there. Notice how close some of their names are to the legit stuff.


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