PRLog - Oct. 2, 2012 - Vista Defender 2013 has been identified by security experts to be one of the latest rogue antivirus programs. Such programs are designed and marketed through the internet by hackers who want to extract money from unwary computer users. Vista Defender 2013 is not affiliated with any type of legitimate or well-known security company. Vista Defender 2013 is a scam that is hidden underneath the interface copied from legitimate antivirus programs.
Vista Defender 2013 Fake Antivirus Program
Vista Defender 2013, from an initial look, resembles the colors and logos found on Windows Vista’s security center. This was done on purpose by hackers to make Vista Defender 2013 look as close to a real antivirus program or trusted entity as possible.
Installation or infection of Vista Defender 2013 comes about from malicious sources on the internet. Some of these sources could be a simple website that has been hacked to run malicious scripts or offer up malicious download files. In some situations a Trojan horse can install the Vista Defender 2013 program without making the computer user aware of what is going on. When installed, Vista Defender 2013 will tend to display misleading warning messages attempting to make the PC user think that their PC has several virus or malware infections present. Vista Defender 2013 will also relay the same message through fake system scan results.
Every aspect of Vista Defender 2013 was carefully thought out by hackers in an effort to thwart the thinking of unwary PC users so they may eventually buy the Vista Defender 2013 program. Vista Defender 2013 will offer removal of all of the so-called threats and viruses that it finds on a PC if a user purchases a license or a registered copy of Vista Defender 2013. This is where the deception concludes, after a PC user mistakenly purchases Vista Defender 2013 for $60 or more and get a useless program in return.
Removal of Vista Defender 2013 is the main objective of PC users who have discovered that it is a scam. The blog post http://www.onlinesafety411.com/