Internet Criminals Leap on Patrick Swayze's Death
Tim Greene writes on NetworkWorld:
Malware ghouls took just a few hours to begin preying on the death of actor Patrick Swayze with a new version of a familiar phony anti-virus scam.More here.
F-Secure’s News from the Lab blog details how one malicious site works, luring visitors to the site to buy anti-virus software that can remove alleged infections.
Unconvincingly disguised as a news report about Swayze’s death, the malicious Web site does contain strings of words that mention Swayze, his illness and death, but are not a comprehensible account of what happened.