anti virus software LLC

298 washington place
lawrence, new york 11559

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ACTIVE

NYS Filing Date
MAY 23, 2013

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4407504

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NASSAU

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NEW YORK

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NYS Entity Type
DOMESTIC LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY

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  • AROUND THE WEB

  • 3 best free anti-virus software to protect your computer
    By Brooke Crothers - Thursday Jul 27, 2017

    Malware and viruses are as old as the personal computer – and as enduring. Here’s a few free programs that provide good protection.

    Source: Fox News Tech
  • Britain Must Eliminate the Virus of Anti-Semitism
    Sunday Jul 30, 2017

    Prince Charles seems just to have noticed how bad things are getting.

    Source: American Thinker
  • Report Reveals In-App Purchase Scams in the App Store
    By Tim Hardwick - Monday Jun 12, 2017

    An investigation into App Store developer pay-outs has uncovered a scamming trend in which apps advertising fake services are making thousands of dollars a month from in-app purchases.

    In a Medium article titled How to Make $80,000 Per Month on the Apple App Store, Johnny Lin describes how he discovered the trend, which works by manipulating search ads to promote dubious apps in the App Store and then preys on unsuspecting users via the in-app purchase mechanism.

    I scrolled down the list in the Productivity category and saw apps from well-known companies like Dropbox, Evernote, and Microsoft. That was to be expected. But what's this? The #10 Top Grossing Productivity app (as of June 7th, 2017) was an app called "Mobile protection :Clean & Security VPN".

    Given the terrible title of this app (inconsistent capitalization, misplaced colon, and grammatically nonsensical "Clean & Security VPN?"), I was sure this was a bug in the rankings algorithm. So I check Sensor Tower for an estimate of the app's revenue, which showed… $80,000 per month?? That couldn't possibly be right. Now I was really curious.
    To learn how this could be, Lin installed and ran the app, and was soon prompted to start a "free trial" for an "anti-virus scanner" (iOS does not need anti-virus software thanks to Apple's sandboxing rules for individual apps). Tapping on the trial offer then threw up a Touch ID authentication prompt containing the text "You will pay $99.99 for a 7-day subscription starting Jun 9, 2017".


    Lin was one touch away from paying $400 a month for a non-existent service offered by a scammer.
    It suddenly made a lot of sense how this app generates $80,000 a month. At $400/month per subscriber, it only needs to scam 200 people to make $80,000/month, or $960,000 a year. Of that amount, Apple takes 30%, or $288,000?—?from just this one app.
    Lin went on to explain how dishonorable developers are able to take advantage of Apple's App Store search ads product because there's no filtering or approval process involved. Not only that, ads look almost indistinguishable from real results in the store, while some ads take up the entire search result's first page.

    Lin dug deeper and found several other similar apps making money off the same scam, suggesting a wider disturbing trend, with scam apps regularly showing up in the App Store's top grossing lists.

    It's unclear at this point how these apps managed to make it onto the App Store in the first place given Apple's usually stringent approval process, or whether changes to the search ads system in iOS 11 will prevent this immoral practice from occurring in future. We'll be sure to update this article if we hear more from Apple.

    In the meantime, users should report scam apps when they see them and inform less savvy friends of this scamming trend until something is done to eradicate it.


    Discuss this article in our forums

    Source: MacRumors : Mac News and Rumors
  • Russian anti-virus CEO offers up code for US govt scrutiny
    Sunday Jul 2, 2017

    MOSCOW (AP) — The chief executive of Russia's Kaspersky Lab says he's ready to have his company's source code examined by U.S. government officials to help dispel long-lingering suspicions about his company's ties to the Kremlin.

    Source: SFGATE.com: Tech News
  • Check Point says Fireball malware hit 250 million; Microsoft says no
    By Peter Bright - Friday Jun 23, 2017

    Either way, Microsoft assures us that Windows 10 S would have been immune.

    Source: Ars Technica
  • A Pebble-Shaped Gizmo That Helps Keep Your Smart Home Secure
    By Arielle Pardes - Wednesday May 31, 2017

    The Dojo provides anti-virus protection for the vulnerable smart devices in your life.

    Source: Wired Product Reviews
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