Archive for February 18, 2008

Another bogus Online Scanner

Landing on the following site the visitor is presented with what looks like an online scan … “Online Security Scanner requires ActiveX controls to repair your computer.”  yeah right! My AV (NOD32) detects the download (webinst.cab) as: Win32/TrojanDownloader.Agent.NUS Other related entries … scanner.malwarealarm(dot)comscanner.malwarealarms(dot)comscanner.malware-scan(dot)comscanner2.malware-scan(dot)comscanner.shredder-scanner(dot)comscanner.shredder-scanner(dot)comscanner.spyshredderscanner(dot)comscanner.spyshredder-scanner(dot)comscanner.xmalwarealarm(dot)comscanner.xmalware-scan(dot)com xscanner.malwarealarm(dot)comxscanner.shredder-scanner(dot)comxscanner.spyshredderscanner(dot)comxscanner.spyshredder-scanner(dot)comxscanner.xmalwarealarm(dot)com They all use basically the same scam to try and trick […]