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Cracking applications are used for illegally breaking (cracking) various copy-protection and registration techniques used in commercial software. These programs may be distributed via Web sites, Usenet, and P2P networks.
Keygen and Crack Sites Distribute VIRUX and FakeAV
...warez and crack web pages are being used by cybercriminals as download sites for malware related to VIRUT and VIRUX. Searches for serial numbers, cracks, and even antivirus products like Trend Micro yield malcodes that come in the form of executables or self-extracting files...quick links in these sites also lead to malicious files. Ads and banners are also infection vectors...
University of Washington spyware study
...warez/piracy sites ranked the highest in downloading spyware...just opening the web page usually sets off an exploit, never mind actually downloading anything. And by the time the malware is finished downloading, often the machine is trashed and rendered useless.
Bad Web Sites: Malware
...One of the most aggressive and intrusive of all bad websites on the Internet are serial, warez, software cracking type sites...they sneak malware onto your system...Where do trojan viruses originate? One of the biggest malware distributors on the Internet are serial/warez/code cracking sites.
Posted 11 February 2011 - 08:44 PM
Posted 11 February 2011 - 09:13 PM
Posted 11 February 2011 - 09:22 PM
Hi, I didn't say they were the cause of the BSOD but were for the infections. If you still have the BSOD's. Then it's either a hard / software issue now or possibly a deep rootkit,but I think it's more the first. If they continue i think you need to post in the Win 7 forum and have them test as I see no more malware.
Posted 11 February 2011 - 10:01 PM
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