Trend Micro Housecall - Fake Rouge version is circulating
Trend Micro is warning that a rouge version of Housecall is circulating. This popular free on-line virus detection and cleaning facility has been offered for years. A rouge version is circulating that appears to work almost exactly as as the official tool. It is best to use the link below or go directly to Trend Micro's site for the proper link.
Bogus ‘HouseCall’ Search Results Lead to Adware
QUOTE: Not surprisingly, the system scanning is completely fake. In actuality, the page linked to in the initial resulting Google search - along with other pages from the same domain - all point to a file detected by Trend Micro as ADW_FAKEAV. This is the software that tries to dupe victims into believing that their systems are infected with some sort of bogus malware and the prompts them to pay for a full license of a fake antivirus application in order to remove the fake threat.
Trend Micro - Official Housecall Link