Winfixer Is Targetted by Class Action Civil Suit

Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by Nick, Mar 9, 2007.

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  1. Nick

    Nick Registered Member

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    Winfixer got someone angry enough to start a civil class action lawsuit aimed at it.
    More at Networkworld.com

    There's also a copy of a news story about it on Youtube.

    Digg it! to spread the word.
     
  2. ThunderZ

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    Nice to see action of some sort taken. While I am not in favor of law suites in general and do believe in personal knowledge\responsibility when it comes to PC use.... I have personally seen\fixed the damage done by Winfixer and other programs of it`s ilk. While I am sure this will not be the end of this type of malware distribution it may at least serve to slow it down....for a while anyways.
     
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    Count me as one of them. :mad:
     
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    The reference to 100 victims is an error in the story: those are actually "Doe defendants," meaning wrongdoers whose names we don't yet know.

    The court would determine the size of the class, which probably numbers in the millions.

    If you're interested in the lawsuit, post a comment on my blog and we'll get in touch.

    Joseph
     
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