Crimeware is a class of malware designed specifically to automate cybercrime and is distinct from spyware, adware, and malware.
Crimeware programs are implementation of variety of techniques to steal confidential data or to perpetrate identity theft in order to access online account credentials. These malicious programs are major reasons behind financial exploitation by stealing confidential information.
Crimeware programs uses different techniques like keystroke loggers, steal cached passwords on computers, redirection to counterfeit website to steal confidential online credentials.
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Free Norton Power Eraser (NPE) to eliminate Crimeware
Norton Power Eraser helps to eliminate the difficult to detect crimeware known as “scareware” or “rogueware” from your computer. These programs are used by cybercriminals to trick you into unknowingly downloading threats onto the computer. These crimeware programs gives pop-up alerts or security messages that scare people into thinking that their computer has been infected and needs to be fixed immediately. If you act based on these alerts you are inviting the risks.
Ordinary anti-virus programs may not be able to detect and remove all these threats. Norton Power Eraser is specifically designed to eliminate these threats. Please remember that this is not a replacement for the traditional antivirus software applications or it does not provide you a real time protection. This is specifically designed to eliminate Crimeware programs.
As indicated in Symantec site ” You should use Power Eraser only when nothing else will remove the threat and you are willing to accept the risk that the scanner may quarantine a legitimate program“.
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