ComClean is the latest rogue antispyware, fresh from Korea! ComClean has been distributed quite actively these days. Just like its predecessors: MedicCop or HomeProtect, ComClean may infiltrate a computer system covertly, without the users’ knowledge or consent.
All this secret infiltration is done with a help of Trojans and usually via security exploits within the computer system in question. ComClean rogue anti-spyware also has the ability to launch once the PC is rebooted.
The changes caused by simply having ComClean on a system will alert any computer user to its actual presence within the infected machine.
Once embedded within a computer system, ComClean will bombard the user with displays of its fake scanners, pop-up advertisements and fake security notifications.
The fake scanners make use of additional and alternative malware (affiliates of ComClean) to convince the unsuspecting user that their system is in fact infected. However, important to bear in mind is the fact that the only real threat to any PC at this time – is the ComClean application itself.
ComClean possesses the following properties:
ComClean is considered a rogue anti-spyware application for a number of reasons, a few being that ComClean tends to display the following tactics:
- False positives/fake alerts:
- Copycat looks:
- High pressure marketing:
- Poor detection/scan reporting:
- Weak scanning/detection:
ComClean is sneaky, and may hide itself within registry files on an infected system, therefore there are a few sure ways to tell whether your system may be in jeopardy of infection.
The above mentioned symptoms are sure tell-tale signs of the presence of rogue software, therefore on will need to remove the likes of ComClean and all its components, as soon as it has been detected within a computer system.