Uselessness of classical antispyware
If you think that classic antivirus and antispyware protect you from spyware, then you will be disappointed.
Let’s do a simple experiment. Head over to google.com and type «antispyware».
After entering “antispyware”, this time it was issued 40 million results. In the first place was superantispyware.com with their product “SUPERAntiSpyware”. A beautiful name and excellent place in the search results.
Here is a quote from the developer’s site: “Detect and Remove Spyware, Adware and Remove Malware, Trojans, Dialers, Worms, KeyLoggers, HiJackers, Parasites, Rootkits, Rogue Security Products and many other types of threats.”
Let’s test this super antispyware.
Download and install SUPERAntiSpyware. We load spyware Mipko Personal Monitor and another twelve spies and rootkits. We have chosen spyware Mipko not accidentally. According to our experts, this is one of the most serious spies, who received a high rating in our laboratory.
This a screenshot of Mipko Personal Monitor folder:
This is a screenshot of the result produced by SUPERAntiSpyware:
This message says that the spyware program installed on your computer is not a threat. Further even funnier. We have scanned folder with twelve spies and rootkits:
Here’s a picture that we saw after processing this folder (with subfolders):
Message issued by antispyware, is the same as in the previous test tells us about the absence of threats on the computer.
Let’s check out another antispyware utility. It was in fourth place in the search results. This is a veteran of anti-spyware movement – Spybot. Currently, this program includes antivirus module.
In the screenshot below you can see the test result of files belonging Mipko Personal Monitor:
You can see that all files in the folder of spy marked as clean.
Run again Spybot to test folder with twelve spies and rootkits. The result is the same:
After such a “success” of known classical antispyware, we started to doubt about the effectiveness of promoted in the market security tools, and decided to check Mipko’s files using 40 well-known antivirus programs. Here is the result of the test:
Encouraging that at least 4 out of 40 antivirus saw a threat in the Mipko.
Take a close look at the list of antivirus programs. There is a high probability that some of them are installed on your computer.
Do you understand now that you are not protected by antivirus and classical antispyware from modern spyware?
However, with COVERT Pro you can protect yourself from all spyware. Because it does not use the standard methods – search of spyware signatures on the hard disk.
All spyware and rootkits COVERT finds in the memory using its monitors – Driver, Processes and System services. It creates secure platform that allows you safe work even on an infected computer.
Download COVERT Pro and check FREE of charge your computer for spyware and rootkits, which were not detected by an antivirus.