Fake anti-virus cloaks itself to appear to be Microsoft Update
by Chester Wisniewski on June 9, 2011 | Comments (6)
FILED UNDER: Featured, Malware
We are seeing the criminals behind fake anti-virus continuing to customize their social engineering attacks to be more believable to users and presumably more successful.
Last week I wrote about fake Firefox malware warnings leading users to rogue security software. This week they've started to imitate Microsoft Update.