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"Win 8 Security System" rogue AV spotted

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    Bay Area
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    Windows 7 Home Premium x64

    "Win 8 Security System" rogue AV spotted

    Windows 8 has not yet been released and cyber crooks are already taking advantage of its name.

    McAfee researchers have recently spotted a new rogue AV solution dubbed “Windows 8 Security System” which, at first glance, does look rather legitimate.

    A Guy

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  2. #2

    Orbiting the Moon
    Posts : 2,975
    Windows 10 x64

    Yeah "Win8 Security", it even runs on XP as seen in source picture.

    On Win 7/8, system security is higher then back in XP but I'll watch out. (pop ups are disabled but I'll be carefully clicking...)

    Thanks for the notice Bill.

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  3. #3

    It doesn't take the scammers long, does it?
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