New rogue incorporates tried and tested extortion tactics

May 10

New rogue incorporates tried and tested extortion tactics
Windows Oversight Center is the latest release in a long line of rogues associated with the Fake Microsoft Security Essentials scam. Users will identify the similarities of its predecessors, which includes Windows Passport Utility and Windows Process Regulator. However, Windows Oversight Center’s graphical user interface uses Microsoft icons and displays genuine Windows apparatus, such as the well known Windows orb. This is all done to confuse users even more and trick them into thinking Windows Oversight Center is a genuine security tool, and to ultimately convince them into paying for its worthless software. The truth is, if you find this rogue on your PC you will be much better off by simply having to delete Windows Oversight Center completely. Read More