Scareware alert!

Online criminals are getting more and more cunning at they’re job, the latest is hard drive defrag. programs like HDDDiagnostic… they advertise through mail and promise quicker computers but when the programs have done they’re job your computer is most definitely slower, spotting them is quite eazy, look for program names very similar to know programs and in the mails they tend to use poor english… the following programs have been identified as scareware and should be avoided at all cost:

* HDDRescue.
* HDDRepair.
* HDDDiagnostic.
* HDDPlus.
* UltraDefragger.
* ScanDisk.
* WinHDD.
* PCoptimizer.
* Privacy Corrector.
* PCprotection Center.

Sources

Itavisen(Norwegian)

Sunbelt Blog

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