that disguises itself as anti-virus software and targets Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows ME, Windows NT and Windows XP. It bombards an infected computer
with false warnings
the victim to buy now. It locks Internet Explorer to prevent so called
"severe malware" from infecting the computer
and also locks System Restore to prevent the compromised computer
from using normal procedures
to protect itself. It is also considered to be extemely difficult to remove because
reinstall itself. Adware Sheriff, Pest Trap, SpywareNo, Spylocked, SpywareQuake, SpyTrooper, Spydawn, AntiVirGear, Brave Sentry, System Security, SpywareStrike, SpyShredder, Alpha Cleaner, SpyBot
SpyMarshal, and SpyAxe are clones of SpySheriff. No matter what it may do to your PC DO NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, GIVE ANY INFORMATION TO THESE FUCKING SCAMMERS!!!!!!!!! It infects a computer
by going on websites
such as spysheriff.com and goggle.com; as of 2009, both
of these websites
were said to be defunct
(This is not the case). Goggle.com (a typo of google.com) and spysheriff2009.webs.com are running. WARNING: DO NOT GO TO THESE WEBSITES UNLESS
YOU WANT TO DESTROY YOUR COMPUTER
AND GET SCAMMED!!! BROWSE AT YOUR OWN RISK!!!
-Damn it! My friggin' computer
is being real friggin' slow and I got no anti-virus
(Searches for free anti-virus
-Oh, look. SpySheriff
. It says it offers award-winning, unlimited protection against
malware and viruses as well
as 24/7 online support and for only
$49.99, it looks real so I can trust it.
(Goes to spysherriff.com
and clicks download)
(Various error messages
-What the fuck!??!
(Computer slows down drastically)
-I downloaded SpySheriff
and it said it was going to fix my computer; instead, it's worse than when I started.
you're royally fucked now.
is a fake, it's a scam that fools people.
-I will call
them and tell them...
~Dude, it's a fake. There
is no 24/7 support. Nothing.
-YOU MEAN TO TELL ME THAT I GOT RIPPED OFF!??!
~Yep. The worst part is that it is extremely hard
to get rid of. It will just reinstall
itself. Sorry to tell you, man.
! I damn you TO HELL!!!!!