I don’t mean to clog up your inboxes with spam, but a new virus is making the rounds that looks like free antivirus software and it’s tenacious. It’s called "Antivirus XP 2008" and "XP Antivirus 2009”. (There are going to be dozens of variants of these names, but you get the idea).
What makes this one different is its completely professional look. It is really slick, looks just like a legitimate program, and even integrates itself into Windows Security Center just like Symantec et al. Plus nothing is detecting it as a virus yet, except for the new antivirus program we will be deploying soon here at AIRINC, once testing is complete.
So, if you would like recommendations for free anti-virus, anti-spyware, firewall or any other computer security programs, email us and we’ll give you some. Or, see the postscript below.
If you’ve already installed this "Antivirus XP 2008" on your home computer, download the free trial of Sunbelt Software’s Vipre. [http://www.sunbeltsoftware.com/Home-Home-Office/VIPRE/] to remove it or reinstall your Windows system.