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Fighting the scourge of scareware

More law suits filed

     
8:44 am on Oct 1, 2008 (gmt 0)

WebmasterWorld Senior Member kaled is a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member



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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