Thu, Feb 19 2009 14:06
New Rogue Anti-Malware Pushes Fake PCMag Review
A new rogue anti-malware attack adds entries to your HOSTS file so that
when you try to go to tech sites like PCMag.com, you are instead
brought to its site and are shown its content.
Thanks to bleepingcomputer.com for pointing out a new rogue anti-malware attack with a twist:
They add entries to your HOSTS file so that if you go to any of a
number of technology sites, including pcmag.com, you are instead
brought to their site and are shown their content. This content
includes a PCMag review of their fake anti-malware product.
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