A New Scareware Scam With Fake Microsoft Endorsement

Posted by Eric Torres

Jan 7, 2010 10:32:00 AM

It wouldn't be the first time a scammer tried to use Microsoft to pull off a con job. Remember all those chain emails claiming that if you scareware forwarded it to enough friends, Bill Gates would send you money? Now a new piece of malware tries to con you into buying bogus antivirus software by faking a Microsoft endorsement of the product. Find out more here:

Fake Microsoft Endorsement

Topics: Microsoft, Security, Virus Alert, Windows

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