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#1 rockywhitehat

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 01:14 PM

Hi Guys,

Please help me how to get the fake alert samples.

Edit: Moved topic from Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 01:34 PM

Bleeping Computer's main mission is to help people rid their computers of malware not infect them. For legal and liability purposes we do not endorse or permit the sharing of malware samples via the forums. There are plenty of 'in the wild' samples available by using unsafe browsing tactics.

By posting samples they may be taken and used for nefarious purposes. Which would defeat the main purpose of Bleeping Computer.

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 03:03 PM

You can perform a Google search which will provide that information or read this topic which explains the most common ways malware is contracted and easily get infected by not following the advice provided.

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