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#1 Cole Brand

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Posted 30 August 2009 - 10:54 PM

This is my first post after lurking for over a year, but my wife just got this on her skype and it is to say the least a little worrisome. Here's the message she received:


ATTENTION ! Security Center has detected
malware on your computer !

Affected Software:

Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows Server 2003

Impact of Vulnerability: Remote Code Execution / Virus Infection /
Unexpected shutdowns

Recommendation: Users running vulnerable version should install a repair utility immediately

Your system IS affected, download the patch from the address below !
Failure to do so may result in severe computer malfunction.

http: //www. supportalert.net/ (ED: I added spaces to beat the autourl linking)

For the link to become active, please click on 'Add to contacts' skype button or type it in manually into your web browser !

And here's a screenshot of the site:Posted Image

TL:DR - So why did I post this? because a cursory search didn't reveal any news of it here or on google, and it seems to be new, and I wanted to get the word out if it's not already. Thanks all, keep up the good work.

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#2 Andrew


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Posted 31 August 2009 - 02:00 AM

Pretty generic rogue/fake alert site. Brand new, though. Nicely done animations, though.

#3 Cole Brand

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Posted 31 August 2009 - 07:52 AM

Yeah, it appeared to be a little generic, but it was the "new" that I wanted to raise awareness. Cheers.

#4 Layback Bear

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Posted 13 September 2009 - 06:57 PM

THANK YOU Cole Brand for letting us know.

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