"Malwarebytes Unpacked" blog:
A word on registry cleaners.
One of the most common complaints we see on our forums, and from our users, concerns a particular category of program called “Registry Optimizers” or “Registry Cleaners” or “Registry Defragmenters”. For this post, we will just refer to them as registry cleaners.
Who makes this software?
There are many software companies all over the world who make registry cleaners. Not all of them are included in our PUP classification. We will discuss why some get added to our PUP list later in this blog post, but for now, let’s look at what a registry cleaner is exactly in greater depth.
Continued : https://blog.malwarebytes.org/social-engineering/2015/06/digital-snake-oil/
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