Spyware removal utilities that are actually spyware

A few issue back I mentioned a number of bogus spyware removal utilities, many with names deceptively similar to well known legitimate products. This site has a more complete list with over 100 entries. Many of the "free" apps generate large numbers of fake "infections" to alarm users into purchase. Others are simply spyware applications. Proof positive that scumware comes from scums. http://www.spywarewarrior.com/rogue_anti-spyware.htm...

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