Fakealerts: Building a Better Mousetrap

November 25, 2009By Andrew Brandt

In general, the use of fakealerts – those bogus warnings that look like your PC has started some sort of antivirus scan on its own, then predict imminent doom if you don’t buy…read more

Jackson/Fawcett Malware is Extortion-ware

June 26, 2009By Andrew Brandt

As I reported yesterday, searches for information about the deaths of Michael Jackson or Farrah Fawcett were turning up links to malware. This came as no surprise to anyone, though the speed with…read more

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