Thousands of fake antivirus revealed by Google

Posted by on Jul 07, 2019 | Leave a Comment

Fake antivirus software is now flourishing in the Internet, where the author is using a clever method to fool the user to want to install the program, according to reports from Google.

Google made a study conducted within 13 months by looking at 240 million web pages.
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Google estimates that 11.000 of the web domain has been distributing fake antivirus programs, and 15 percent of them have malicious software on the web. There are thousands of fake antivirus software, but it only tells the wrong story about computer users infected with malware. The program then encourages the user to buy the software, which looks genuine but has no real function. “Most sites use JavaScript to fake antivirus vendors to support complex user interface of Windows.” Pillowslip Google. However, thanks to the U.S. district court complaint, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), a total of six people and two companies were asked to stop making and selling fake security product, such as WinFixer, WinAntivirus, DriveCleaner, ErrorSafe and XP Antivirus.

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