Fake anti-virus cloaks itself to appear to be Microsoft Update

Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by PJC, Jun 9, 2011.

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  1. PJC

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  2. J_L

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    What's with the outdated XP-only Microsoft Update? I doubt the success of this one.
     
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    Many infected PCs each day...;)
     
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    Yes, never underestimate end users. I can see many people being fooled by this.
     
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    Automatic Updates doing the rounds. Of course both Install and Remind Later installs the fakeav.
     

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