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More Hackers Using "Scareware" Tactics to Lure Victims

Instead of hacking into major online sites to embed malware, malicious hackers are going in through the front door by exploiting security holes in systems for delivering ads. This is common behavior for what is known as fake security alerts, or "scareware," designed to trick people into paying for something they don't need.

  • Read the article: Reuters | Posted: 9/15/2009 09:10:00 PM | Permalink

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