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From rogue AV to fake disk clean-up utilities

Unread postby Haider » December 8th, 2010, 2:27 pm

Security researchers at Symantec are reporting a surge in fake disk clean-up utilities reporting PC errors and demanding an activation fee to fix these problems

The fake hard disk scanners and defragmentation tools closely resemble the rogueware (fake anti-virus) scam. In many ways (see sample image above), the graphics appear convincing enough to trick the average end-user

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Re: From rogue AV to fake disk clean-up utilities

Unread postby turtledove » December 8th, 2010, 2:33 pm

Thanks Haider. :)
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