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Innovative Marketing update

March 3rd 2014 in Uncategorized

Innovative Marketin has been often mentioned in this blog over the years….

Here is the latest news – of course, actually getting money out of any of the parties involved is a different matter…

http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2014/03/03/scareware-pusher-loses-appeal-against-epic-163-million-fine-poll/


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“So far, the attacks have hijacked more than 300,000 servers in a wide
range of countries, including Vietnam, India, Italy, Thailand, and
Colombia. Each compromise has the potential to redirect virtually all
connected end users to malicious websites that attempt to steal banking
passwords or push booby-trapped software, the Team Cymru researchers
warned.”
http://arstechnica.com/security/2014/03/hackers-hijack-300000-plus-wireless-routers-make-malicious-changes/

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