Only 3% of virus’ are now spread though ‘traditional’ methods.

‘Traditional’ is being redefined.fake antivirusKnown by many names, Rogue Antispyware, Fake Antivirus, Malware, or Scareware… the defacto ‘traditional’ method is now the “drive-by while browsing”. I am fascinated by these. “They play on our fears!” Poisoning search results and legit sites, these things are everywhere. AND THEY WORK! $100’s of millions are being made by these pros.

Found a guy that really tracks this stuff. I don’t know anything about VIPRE he hawks, but a really complete list of Rogue Antispyware found here.

Best defense, hit the power button on site!


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