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Fighting the scourge of scareware

More law suits filed

     
8:44 am on Oct 1, 2008 (gmt 0)

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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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