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Emails lure people to fake MS update site


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#1 jgweed

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Posted 08 April 2005 - 12:08 PM

CNET reports that emails are attempting to lure unsuspecting recipients to a fake site that resembles MS's Security Update, where they are tricked into downloading fake patches which are actually trojans allowing remote control of the computer. The timing of these emails is set to coincide with the next monthly MS update (which should be major).

Full story may be accessed at:

http://news.zdnet.com/2100-1009_22-5660042.html?tag=nl.e589

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Posted 08 April 2005 - 12:37 PM

Additional information on the "Phishing scam targets Windows update"

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#3 cowsgonemadd3

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Posted 08 April 2005 - 04:11 PM

Wow I have not had time to check up on the news today but thats bad. I will go post that on my site!
Thanks for the warning!




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