New PC Malware Disguised as Antivirus Software to Scam You

There is new malware that is infecting PC’s and most people would never even realize it was there.

The malware comes from a rogue software group called FakeRean. According to McAfee it poses as an antivirus, claiming it scanned your computer and that your computer is infected and to buy the antivirus protection offered so that your computer will be safe. But in reality it takes control of your GUI to extort money out of you using these scare tactics.

The renegade software is showing up on different version of Windows, changing into the iteration of the operating system you’re running on.

Below is what you should be on the lookout for.

On Windows 7

On Windows Vista

On Windows XP

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