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Fake Anti-Virus Software Helps Cybercriminals Profit

Tens of millions of U.S. computers are loaded with scam security software that their owners may have paid for but which only makes the machines more vulnerable, according to a new Symantec report on cybercrime. Cyberthieves are increasingly planting fake security alerts that pop up when computer users access a legitimate website.

  • Read the article: Reuters | Posted: 10/19/2009 06:15:00 PM | Permalink

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