Antiviral ‘Scareware’ Just One More Intruder

How much money can criminals make scaring naïve computer users? Try $5 million a year.That is how much a marketing associate of one Russian operation appears to be earning from its sales of fake antivirus software through an elaborate scheme that relies on e-mail spam and indirectly controlling thousands of unprotected PCs, according to internal company files posted online by a Russian hacker.
http://nytimes.com/2008/10/30/technology/internet/30virus.html
http://iht.com/articles/2008/10/30/technology/virus.php

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