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Old 12th December, 2008, 07:10 PM
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FTC Shuts Down Security 'Scareware' Scammers

Written by Daniel
Friday, 12 December 2008
Companies falsely claimed to find malware, vulnerabilities on users' PCs via "free security scans"

Dec 11, 2008 | 04:48 PM
By Tim Wilson
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A U.S. district court has issued a temporary halt to a massive "scareware" scheme in which makers of bogus security software and services falsely claimed that their scans had detected viruses, spyware, and illegal pornography on consumers' computers. [Front page...]
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About time something was done about this!
Those scanners are nothing more than Fraud.
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Yeah, sometimes I really enjoy posting news to front page! ":O}
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