What a fake antivirus attack on a trusted website looks like

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  1. ronjor

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    Thanks ronjor!

    Some of what's seen in the video:

    "You need to clean your computer to prevent the system breakage"

    "e324rfds.wmicrodefender27.nl"

    "Unknown Publisher"

    :rolleyes:

    It takes an incredibly unsavvy user to miss these flags.
     
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    Popular Swedish news site latest link to fake AV infection
    http://www.net-security.org/malware_news.php?id=2699
     
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    Hmmm... no big surprise, personally I never read any news or even access aftonbladet.se. But as noted, it is indeed one of the biggest sites in Sweden so it could/did affect loads of visitors.

    Thanks Siljaline ;)
     
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    How a fake antivirus attack works
    http://www.net-security.org/malware_news.php?id=2697

    -http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=7xKmAsSzJv0-
     
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