iPhone Blackhat SEO Poisoning Leads to Total Security Rogue Antivirus

Websense Security Labs ThreatSeeker Network has detected that Google searches on terms related to iPhone SMS information are returning results that lead to rogue Antivirus software.

The Apple iPhone which is one of the most popular smart phones on the market, announced last week the release of MMS on newer versions of the iPhone. Attackers reacted to this news by poisoning search engine results to lure iPhone users to malicious and fraudulant sites that were under their control.

When Google is used to search for terms related to iPhone SMS information, malicious URLs are returned as high as the sixth result.


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