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Slew Of Rogue Anti-Spyware Pushing Sites

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#1 TeMerc



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Posted 14 December 2005 - 06:47 PM

Sunbelt blog has uncovered a few new sites pushing rogue anti-spyware tools, such as SpyAxe and Winfixer, both known around the security forums and listed on Rogue \Suspect Anti-Spyware list among many others.

Read links below for details:

It's a security scam party, and this is one party you don't want to crash

Patrick and Adam found a bunch more of these “security scam” sites.

IPs below, feel free to put these in your block lists.

Newly found sites

Mattie Muirhead
Florence, AL US
wm @ needupdate[dot]com dns404[dot]net needupdate[dot]com yoursystemupdate[dot]com systemwarning[dot]com

Mag Dicacik
Praha, CZ
mag @ sexpicporn[dot]com securitywarnings[dot]net

Sites already known

Henn Preson
Stockholm, SE
henn @ teeeen[dot]com Warningmessage[dot]com syserrors[dot]com

Mag Dicacik
Praha, CZ
mag @ sexpicporn[dot]com notfound404[dot]com Updateyoursystem[dot]com securityerrors[dot]com hdnsservidce[dot]com downldboost[dot]com

Full Read @ Sunbelt Blog

Wondering how people get to these bogus security sites and download junk like SpyAxe?

Our spyware researchers have been investigating Vcodec.com. This is a site that has a program called “VCodec v3.05b is new generation multimedia compressor/decompressor which registers into the Windows collection of multimedia drivers...”

Full Read @ SunbeltBlog

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