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Phishing and Fake Sites Appear With Fake Patches for Meltdown and Spectre

     
4:24 pm on Jan 15, 2018 (gmt 0)

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Researchers have already discovered fake sites and phishing e-mails offering fake patches to resolve Meltdown and Spectre. [webmasterworld.com]
I'm sure we're all savvy enough, but many aren't and are sure to be caught out.

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12:42 am on Jan 16, 2018 (gmt 0)

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Never a missed opportunity.
9:14 am on Jan 16, 2018 (gmt 0)

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I wonder how those fake sites are getting to people? Phishing e-mails? Appearing in the SERPs can take a while with Bing, and Google, although indexing quicker, should be dealing with that, imho.
9:52 am on Jan 16, 2018 (gmt 0)

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Maybe 3rd party ads or those click-bait phony news links that are all over Social Media.