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Wednesday, July 6, 2011

(W) Fake AV makes SERIOUS $$$$

If you ever ask people or wonder "Why do hackers do what they do?.." just take a look at what the folks at UCSB discovered the bad guys rake in for pushing out Fake AV and how many fall for it and actually PAY the ransom to the crooks... Check out these numbers!!!!

Many thanks to Brian Krebs and his continued research to help educate everyone on the realities of why we need Information Security.

Brian Krebs article on the UC Santa Barbara researchers

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