As we have mentioned recently, the distribution of rogue antimalware programs has increased considerably and they have become a very widespread threat, even reaching Trojans, which have been leading the most active type of malware during these last years.

For example, today, more that 75% of the adware-type malware detected by our technicians have been this type of fake AV programs.

In the following image you can see a collage of different websites and interfaces belonging to several rogue antimalware programs:

Everyday we detect different variants of these programs and new websites from which they can be downloaded. All the fake programs have different names, interfaces, features… Taking into account the high number of different programs created, it’s easy that from time to time cybercrooks make mistakes. As you can see in the image below, the copy/paste technique doesn’t work properly: