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These are usually anti-spyware or security software applications that use various forms of deception and/or unethical means or show a history of negligent false positives to goad the end user to make a purchase.
In some cases these applications maybe downloaded with some form of unwanted software at which point the rogue application is offered to the customer as a way to remove the unwanted software.
SpywareSheriff is a professed anti-spyware application to scan for and remove spyware from users computers.
SpywareSheriff, is typically installed without notice or may come bundled with other Malware Threats. It fakes user to find spyware but will not remove the supposed spyware unless the user pays for the program.
SpywareSheriff displays pop-ups on the desktop.
Extracts from EULA:
1.Information we collect may include your name, address, telephone number, email address, credit card information, and personal interests.
2.What Information We Collect At various times, SpywareSheriff requests personal information. This can be done while you are visiting the site, or during a purchase via our Web site, phone, or fax.
3.Your consent By visiting and purchasing products through SpywareSheriff's Web site, you authorize SpywareSheriff to collect and use the information described above.
This is one of the False Popups , prompting user to clean his machine using Antispyware Product listed on the hyperlink present on the Popup.
It actually drops the two shown infected exes' on the users machine.
Click on the hyperlink on the above popup leads to this webpage. This website hosts the Rouge Antispyware Product.
This popup is shown by SpywareSheriff reporting False Data as spyware.