Sunday, September 13, 2009

Scareware is evil

The screen shot below reminded me of the BW article on Security Essentials (I confess I still start with the print versions of BusinessWeek and The Economist every weekend…):


I saw this nasty stuff shortly after I opened an article in the NYT Sunday Magazine section this morning – very disappointing.

On the other hand, Microsoft Forefront Client Security caught it and quarantined it immediately, so it was a minor annoyance instead of a potentially major disaster.

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