Windows Defender and Security Essentials will automatically delete rogue cleaners and optimizers


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Originally published at: https://www.myce.com/news/windows-defender-security-essentials-will-automatically-delete-rogue-cleaners-optimizers-83608/

To protect Windows users against purchasing rogue, unnecessary software, Microsoft will takes measures against cleaners and optimization software that use alarming, coercive messages to scare customers into buying a premium version of the same program. According to the software giant, there is an increase of applications that make use these scare tactics.


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This will be good IF it is implemented properly and not a screw-up or half-hearted attempt.

I remember years ago it was Uniblue and a few others that scared people into buying their products, now the practice is widespread, there’s even TV adverts plugging this kind of software.