Note: This article was originally written on reich-consulting.net. Reich Web Consulting has narrowed its focus to the web and no longer offers tech support services, so we’ve moved all of our tech support content off-site. We hope you find this article useful. It is provided as-is, and we will no longer provide support on this topic.

In the last few weeks I’ve worked on more than a dozen computers infected with some varient of the “Win32/FakeSecScan” virus which sneaks onto your computer by pretending to be legitimate antivirus software. In an effort to help my clients avoid the headache and cost of a cleanup, I wrote this Beware of Fake Antivirus Programswhich describes how to identify and avoid the FakeSecScan virus. Feel free to Beware of Fake Antivirus Programs!

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