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)com
scanner.malwarealarms(dot)com
scanner.malware-scan(dot)com
scanner2.malware-scan(dot)com
scanner.shredder-scanner(dot)com
scanner.shredder-scanner(dot)com
scanner.spyshredderscanner(dot)com
scanner.spyshredder-scanner(dot)com
scanner.xmalwarealarm(dot)com
scanner.xmalware-scan(dot)com


xscanner.malwarealarm(dot)com
xscanner.shredder-scanner(dot)com
xscanner.spyshredderscanner(dot)com
xscanner.spyshredder-scanner(dot)com
xscanner.xmalwarealarm(dot)com


They all use basically the same scam to try and trick the user into thinking they are infected … well you will be if you allow them to install anything on your machine … also notice the WinFixer clone (advancedcleaner) – blocked entry in red …



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