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Windows 7: Strange! Antispyware infected with spyware?

09 Apr 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 
Strange! Antispyware infected with spyware?

I decided to try and test spyware cease.I open firefox...
I search in google to find that WOT the safe page addon didn't like the website (capture 1)
I said never mind and i click <<ignore warning and go to the site>>.(capture 2)
So i download the spyware cease setup and i scan the file with Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and....see yourself the result (capture 3)
Is something wrong?
Is a fault alert?
What?



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09 Apr 2010   #2

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)
 
 

FYI spyware cease is malware. It has a bad rating on a lot of forums and test sites.
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09 Apr 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

It's a rogue antispyware program. Meaning=Bad.

Not recommended to use weird, non popular antispyware/antivirus programs. Stick with the more known ones, that are proven safe. Malwarebytes, SuperAntispyware, etc.
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09 Apr 2010   #4

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Airbot View Post
It's a rogue antispyware program. Meaning=Bad.

Not recommended to use weird, non popular antispyware/antivirus programs. Stick with the more known ones, that are proven safe. Malwarebytes, SuperAntispyware, etc.
Well said...better worded than my reply.
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09 Apr 2010   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit
 
 

There is a reason why the name of that program is "Spyware Cease"....It ceased to be a spyware to infect your computer.
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09 Apr 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

WOT tells you that the website is untrustworthy, you ignore the warning and now ask "Is something wrong?" You're kidding right ....honestly what did you expect?
Read this
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09 Apr 2010   #7

W7 Ult. x64 | OS X
 
 

Yes, please if you don't know that the website is 100% safe, don't ignore warnings.

BTW, Spyware Cease is on CNET. Not trusting them ever again, not that I did much in the first place.
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09 Apr 2010   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brian6121990 View Post
There is a reason why the name of that program is "Spyware Cease"....It ceased to be a spyware to infect your computer.
Good one Brian6121990.
Btw as notsograymatter said Spyware Cease is on CNET and i personally found it in many trusted<<good>> websites,thats why i ignore the alerts,but at the end i decide to scan the file for good and bad.
Why all this trusted<<good>> websites have this file?They dont know that is <<BAD>> fle?
Strange this is really very strange.
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09 Apr 2010   #9

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by panais View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brian6121990 View Post
There is a reason why the name of that program is "Spyware Cease"....It ceased to be a spyware to infect your computer.
Good one.
Btw as notsograymatter said Spyware Cease is on CNET and i personally found in many trusted<<good>> websites.
Strange really very strange.
CNET= Company Not Everyone Trust
LOL I am in a joking mood.
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09 Apr 2010   #10

Windows 7 64x
 
 

I would not use it.

With that being said:

There is great debate on whether it is a rouge app or not. I haven't been able to find a definitive answer yet.
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