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Legitimate Security Companies Advertised Through Malware


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#1 quietman7

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Posted 15 February 2008 - 08:04 AM

We’ve seen a number of examples lately of legitimate security companies being advertised through malware. It is important to note that this advertising is not from the companies themselves. It’s coming through affiliates (meaning, people who make commissions sale they refer)

1. Advertising through Trojan DNSChanger...
2. Advertising in LOP...
3. Advertising in SurfSidekick...

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Posted 15 February 2008 - 10:38 AM

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Usually affiliate advertising and/or marketing is indicative of illegitimate companies prone to spamming, it's a sad day when those companies resort to such shoddy marketing and reflects badly upon the companies.

Edited by DaChew, 15 February 2008 - 10:39 AM.

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