scareware

Heartless Hackers Exploit Death Of Dirty Dancing Star

Scareware attacks, in which hackers try to frighten innocent users into believing that their computers areinfected with viruses, are on the rise, and the cybercriminals behind them are exploiting hot news stories like never before.

Read more in my article on the Dark Reading website.


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Patrick Swayze’s death exploited by scareware hackers

Patrick Swayze, the star of movies such as “Dirty Dancing” and “Ghost”, has died after fighting cancer of the pancreas for two years.


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Hackers bought ad space directly from New York Times

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Serena Williams outburst video? Advantage hackers

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Fake anti-virus attack hits New York Times website readers

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Facebook Fan Check Virus scare leads to malware

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Malware authors jump on the PIFTS.EXE bandwagon

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A sting in the tail of the “Error Check System” Facebook scare

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Hackers use celebrity image SEO to spread scareware

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Fine for alleged scareware firm which ignored court order

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FTC halts fake anti-virus scans that scammed a million people

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Video of a fake anti-virus attack

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More fake anti-virus attacks spammed out

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Free Norton AntiVirus? Hackers disguise fake product to spread Trojan

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Forget Angelina, forget CNN headlines, we want Internet Explorer 7!

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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