Before it was flagged and removed, one of the most successful apps on Google Play for over a week was an "antivirus" app that did nothing other than change an image.
Microsoft no longer supports XP users, but a host of antivirus products tested by AV-Test can still defend you from viruses.
This one-year, one-user license would normally cost you $24.99.
New testing outlines which Mac malware tools detect known threats the best.
It's long been known that Macs aren't impervious to malware, and a recent fake antivirus program calling itself MacDefender appears to have affected more people than previously thought. Here's how to clean your Mac.
The old saw that Macs don't get viruses is under fire as a piece of malware called Mac Defender is rampaging across the Web.
Rogue programs trick victim into paying before installing fake security software, offering various payment methods including by text message.
Ad for clothing line that is shown in ICQ also pops up a fake antivirus warning, encouraging the user to download a program that's not a legitimate antivirus product.
Google report shows that fake antivirus scams as a percentage of total malware have risen five-fold over the past year.
The security company has taken down its support forum following a hack that compromised usernames, email addresses, and encrypted passwords.