Live Enterprise Suite: duping computer users into trusting its validity

Logging onto the internet this morning, scanning the usual websites for new and useful computer news, I happened to stumble upon the latest in the malware family: Live Enterprise Suite.

Yes, this application is a rogue anti-spyware application! Not to be confused with legitimate anti-spyware programs, Live Enterprise Suite is most definitely a rogue anti-spyware application.

This rogue application hails from the same family as Ghost Antivirus and Internet Antivirus Pro. This program is promoted through the use of malware and advertisements that pretend to be online anti-malware scanners. Regardless of how Live Enterprise Suite is installed on your computer, it uses aggressive techniques to make it difficult to remove it.

Live Enterprise Suite is the latest application, claiming to be “an award winning registry cleaner and spyware remover”. This program requires manual installation from the computer user, therefore it relies on aggressive advertising tactics (on forums and via positive testimonies all across the internet community) to lure unsuspecting computer users into purchasing its trail version, thereafter the user will be continually billed for the application, and will also be billed for the full version of Live Enterprise Suite.

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