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Press Release: Department of Justice Disrupts International Cyber Crime Rings Distributing Scareware

June 23rd 2011 in Uncategorized

URL: http://www.fbi.gov/news/pressrel/press-releases/department-of-justice-disrupts-international-cybercrime-rings-distributing-scareware

Check out the sort of money that is being received by the miscreants behind scareware and malvertising.  With figures like $74 million being achieved, is it any wonder that these guys keep on going?

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http://sunbeltblog.blogspot.com/2011/03/samsung-laptops-do-not-have-keylogger.html That is all well and good, but what about this claim on networkworld.com: “The supervisor who spoke with me was not sure how this software ended up in the new laptop thus put me on hold. He confirmed that yes, Samsung did knowingly put this software on the laptop […]

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