Free antivirus coupon leads to tech support scam

Yet another trick to watch out for with this free antivirus offer that misleads you into calling tech support scammers.

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Announcing Malwarebytes 3.0, a next-generation antivirus replacement

Announcing the launch of our next-generation online security product, Malwarebytes 3.0! This product is built to provide comprehensive protection against today’s sophisticated threats so that you can finally replace your traditional antivirus software.

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PUP Friday: Nikoff Security

My attention was drawn a few weeks ago to a group of 6 apps in the Mac App Store, all made by someone named Nicholas Ebner. I downloaded the apps and ran them through their paces, and quickly my suspicions were confirmed.

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Mobile Menace Monday: Fake AV makes it onto Google Play

Beware of Antivirus Free 2016 in the Google Play store, it could very easily be confused for a legitimate AV scanner.

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Vonteera Adware Uses Certificates to Disable Anti-Malware

Vonteera crossed a line when it decided to actively disable anti-malware and anti-virus software. They used certificates to pull that off.

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