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Windows 7: Fake AV, now for Windows 7!


05 Mar 2010   #1
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 
Fake AV, now for Windows 7!

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Itís been over a year since we first started seeing the familiar Windows XP My Computer page where it appears your drives are being scanned and it reports a bunch of non-existent malware on your computer. Yesterday I was investigating the latest hot news item where there was a FAMU (Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University) sex tape released on the internet and sure enough I found many SEO poisoned links claiming to have the video. Imagine my surprise when I saw the following.................
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FakeAV, now for Windows 7! | SophosLabs blog


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05 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I also believe with a number of these sites that clicking the x in the upper right hand corner is the same as clicking on the OK to install button. You more or less need to open task manager and end task on your browser of you get whatever they try to load.
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05 Mar 2010   #3

Windows 7 64x
 
 

But if someone looks close enough..............


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05 Mar 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by antharr View Post
But if someone looks close enough..............
You are right and good spotting. A lot of us here will look that closely especially if it pops up in a browser; but the fast majority of folks out there will not be as astute.
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06 Mar 2010   #5

Vista HP, Vista Ultimate, XP Pro, Seven Ultimate x2
 
 

I laugh my ass off especially when it only shows me one partition or two knowning that I have four.
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06 Mar 2010   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

This is neat!! It means that windows 7 adoption is coming along greatly!! This is basically a congratulations from the malware creators!!
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06 Mar 2010   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Can't believe how many fake AV's are out there right now. I feel sorry for the people that don't know any better.
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