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    Super Moderator: GMT Zone nihil's Avatar
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    Fake Antivirus

    I have posted on the fake AV issue before, and now there is a new report due on the subject. [Hey, Cider............doesn't Luis talk to you? guess he doesn't like SA wine?]

    http://news.cnet.com/8301-27080_3-10...47-1009_3-0-20

    It is getting to be a very popular scam.............problem is that a lot of the stuff isn't just a fraud.... it loads backdoors and stuff
    If you cannot do someone any good: don't do them any harm....
    As long as you did this to one of these, the least of my little ones............you did it unto Me.
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    I was looking for some Samoan hot sauce the other day, and actually had a page come up on my iPod Touch, that scanned the "C:\" and reported that I had several instances of malware on it.

    Here are some screenshots I took:
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    \"Those of us that had been up all night were in no mood for coffee and donuts, we wanted strong drink.\"

    -HST

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    yeah...I know many people duped by this fake av....telling them they have 2300+ files infected....then the POS pops up continuosly telling them they are infected.

    FUD

    www.Malwarebytes.org usually cleans them up good

    MLF
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    Only african to own a PC! Cider's Avatar
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    Haha,

    Nihil, the guys in Pandalabs never leave their bunker. Us technical guys never understand them when we speak to them. They speak an alien language.

    They never sign their mails :P

    But yeah , they are doing brilliant work in terms of fighting malware.
    The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it.
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