Cyber-Criminals Peddling Fake AV That Looks Very Much Like the Real Thing
According to McAfee, the legitimate-looking scareware is a big problem during the holiday shopping season as fake AV is one of the most common and dangerous Internet threats. Users are being warned to be on the lookout for scams and fake deals and instructed to download and update security software. A user trying to be proactive may not realize he or she is downloading a fake tool that does nothing to protect the machine.
You can read the full article hosted on eweek.com here.