Rogue Anti-Spyware Pushing Sites .......

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by TeMerc, Dec 14, 2005.

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  1. TeMerc

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    Sunbelt blog has uncovered a few new sites pushing rogue anti-spyware tools, such as SpyAxe and Winfixer, both known around the security forums and listed on Rogue \Suspect Anti-Spyware list among many others.

    Read links below for details:

    It's a security scam party, and this is one party you don't want to crash
    Full Read @ Sunbelt Blog

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    Wondering how people get to these bogus security sites and download junk like SpyAxe?

    Our spyware researchers have been investigating Vcodec.com. This is a site that has a program called “VCodec v3.05b is new generation multimedia compressor/decompressor which registers into the Windows collection of multimedia drivers...”

    Full Read @ SunbeltBlog


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    And another:
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