To my readers, this article from a fellow blogger is most important. Have you ever heard of SCAREWARE??? I bet many of you have experienced it and had no idea what the tech term for it was called. As a matter of fact, it would be interesting to know if you ever been a victim of scareware. If so, let us know via the comments below. I would love to hear your story.
Originally posted on Paul's Internet Security Blog:
Scareware, aka fake antivirus, as you may know, is a form of malware usually obtained from a malicious Internet website, that displays ominous warning messages on your PC that states you have been infected with malware. It usually runs a fake malware scan and warns that it has found a very dangerous malware that it will remove for a price. In many cases, the computer is locked up during this process and