Quote: Originally Posted by chev65
. I can't imagine how much money is being made with this bogus software but it's a huge scam that needs to be stopped.
According to this
, these programs make about $150000 a month in the US alone.
Also, I have seen many a rouge AV that could keep MalwareBytes from running properly. In those cases, someone, somewhere on the net has made a complete list of files, their locations, and registry keys for every rouge AV that has been out for more than a month. A quick trip in to safe mode is how I've removed them from dozens of PCs.