FTC to refund rogue security software victims

The United States Federal Trade Commission announced that it will begin issuing refunds to 300,000 consumers that were victims of several rogue security software scams such as “Winfixer”, “Drive Cleaner” and “XP Antivirus”. The following is a list of Microsoft antimalware product detection names that are linked to the Winfixer family: Program:Win32/AdvancedCleaner Program:Win32/Antivirus2008 Program:Win32/Antivirus2009 Program:Win32/SpywareIsolatorProgram:Win32/WinFixer…

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