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Mass SQL Injection leads to more Fake AV scares

May 2nd, 2011 · 3 Comments

Here we go again, the Fake AV criminals have come up with a new attack, the SonicWALL research team has received reports of a mass SQL injection infecting millions of websites. It is likely that the back-end databases of these websites were compromised leading to this SQL injection. Malicious script codes were inserted and being served […]

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Tags: Malware · Security · Virus · Worms

AV2009 the fake anti-virus

October 30th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Just a quick “blog” to let you all know to watch out for a fake program called AV 2009 that is popping up and appears to be a Windows Security warning. It is a fake and clicking on it installs several pieces of fraud-ware, mal-ware and crap-ware. This particular program and attempt to get on […]

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Tags: Internet · Malware · Security · Trojans · Virus

New old fake invoice emails making the rounds

March 13th, 2020 · No Comments

There is a new version of the old fake invoice email going around.Please pay attention and don’t open emails or attachments that claim to be invoices or bills or “pay so I don’t sue you” invoices.They appear as your internet icon like below (my default browser is Chrome)

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Tags: E-Mail Issues · Malware · Security · Trojans · Virus · Worms

Fake and Phishing emails this one “from” FeDex

May 18th, 2016 · No Comments

While I am upset with FedEx, I am even more upset with FeDex! Just a reminder for you to not open all email you receive. This is a malware attachment. The real FedEx knows about these. http://www.fedex.com/us/security/prevent-fraud/email.html and http://www.fedex.com/us/update2.html Instead of delving into the type of scam this is, Phishing, and instead of talking about […]

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Tags: E-Mail Issues · Malware · Security · Trojans · Virus · Worms

Removing and Cleaning up the Fake FBI scare warning

December 19th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Though this internet nasty has been around a while, it seems to have found a few new tricks for infecting your computers. It primarily prevents you from booting your computer up and has a wild accusation. This rootkit is simply a window that covers your entire screen and “alerts” you that the FBI has found […]

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Tags: Malware · Security · Trojans · Virus · Worms