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|Fighting the scourge of scareware|
More law suits filed
| 8:44 am on Oct 1, 2008 (gmt 0)|
|Microsoft and Washington State's Attorney General filed lawsuits against scam artists who frighten consumers into buying useless software. |
"Scareware" merchants are accused of tricking computer users into clicking on pop-up alerts that claim their device is "damaged and corrupted".
Not entirely new, but interesting.
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