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Free but Fake: Rogue Anti-malware

White Paper Published By: ESET
Published:  Jan 21, 2010
Type:  White Paper
Length:  10 pages

Unfortunately, people are frequently seduced by the word "free" and overestimate the supposed benefits such products offer: it doesn't occur to them that all security products must undergo strict controls and quality assurance which ultimately guarantee the product's reliability, but which also generate cost overhead that has to be paid by someone, somehow. In order to illustrate this type of malicious methodology, the case of a rogue product is analyzed here.

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eset, rogue anti-malware, security, antivirus, spyware