Scams use striptease to break Web traps

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  1. midway40

    midway40 Registered Member

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    More here


    Symantec identifies it as Trojan.Captchar.A
     
  2. LoneWolf

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    Brings me to a page to sign in. o_O

    Another link ?
     
  3. midway40

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    It goes directly to the page here without any signing in.

    Here is the full story:

    They show what it looks like in the Technical Details in the Symantec link (of course the woman is blurred, lol)
     
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    I got a pic for prank-purposes, not the actual dLo. Pops up in screensaver just to scare the family for Halloween.
     

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    Yep


    The pic alone should tell you something fishy is going on. LOL !
     
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    No amount of security software is going to save people not immediately suspicious of this icon unexpectedly appearing on their screen. I'm safe though, because most of the time I screw-up the CAPTCHA login.
     
  7. Rmus

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    That article omitted an important point:

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/7067962.stm


    The Symantec bulletin elaborates:

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    Good, I'm not the only one!!! We could sure mess up their database with misinformation...
     
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