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Porn virus publishes web history of victims on the net


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#1 buddy215

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Posted 15 April 2010 - 05:53 PM

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8622665.stm

A new type of malware infects PCs using file-share sites and publishes the user's net history on a public website before demanding a fee for its removal............

............."Interestingly we've seen a separate incident that focuses on European victims," he said.

A fictitious organization calling itself the ICPP copyright foundation issues threatening pop-ups and letters after a virus searches the computer hard drive for illegal content - regardless of whether it actually finds anything.

It offers a "pretrial settlement" fine of $400 (258) payable by credit card, and warns of costly court cases and even jail sentences if the victim ignores the notice. ..........

Read the entire article in the link above.
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Posted 17 April 2010 - 06:53 AM

Nice read buddy215. Once again one should be careful what they download and from where.

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Posted 15 May 2010 - 12:28 AM

Well, that organization's run by a bunch of buttfaces!

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