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Fighting the scourge of scareware
More law suits filed
kaled




msg:3756416
 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".

[news.bbc.co.uk...]

Not entirely new, but interesting.

Kaled.

 

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