Every search result on the first page (and most of the second page) of results for “circulus et pruna” leads to a Fakealert trap.
Searchers beware: Those photos of celebrities or funny cat pictures that turn up in your Google image search results might not be photos at all, but fake antivirus alerts. Evidence appears to indicate…read more
By Andrew Brandt and Brenden Vaughan As we’ve seen for the past several months, a celebrity ended up the top news story, which started a cascade of malware distributors racing to get their…read more
In the past week, we’ve begun to see new fakealerts — those disturbingly effective, entirely bogus “virus warning” messages — that appear to impersonate the appearance and text of legitimate warning dialogs you…read more
In the course of surfing around, looking for ways to get infected, I stumbled upon a site that offers visitors downloads of key generators, cracks, and other ways to circumvent the process used…read more