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Jim Miles – IT & IT Security Consultant – Web Sites for Growing Organizations

Bogus Microsoft Software Removal Tool Leads to FAKEAV

Bogus Microsoft Software Removal Tool Leads to FAKEAV

Another attempt by cybercriminals to further their malicious activities was recently discovered by Trend Micro TrendLabs. Working like other FAKEAV malware—it masquerades as a legitimate tool and, when executed, displays a fake scanning alert notifying the users that their systems have indeed been infected. From the interface down to the icon, it completely mimics the authentic MSRT.

via TREND MICRO | FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE – Weekly Spotlight.

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