Internet Virus Frames Users For Child Porn

Of all the sinister things that Internet viruses do, this might be the worst: They can make you an unsuspecting collector of child pornography.Heinous pictures and videos can be deposited on computers by viruses – the malicious programs better known for swiping your credit card numbers. In this twist, it’s your reputation that’s stolen.Pedophiles can exploit virus-infected PCs to remotely store and view their stash without fear they’ll get caught. Pranksters or someone trying to frame you can tap viruses to make it appear that you surf illegal Web sites.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/11/09/internet-virus-frames-use_n_350426.htmlAlso see:A child porn-planting virus: Threat or bad defense?
Being accused of possessing child pornography could ruin people’s reputation, confront them with overwhelming legal bills and, if convicted, deprive them of their freedom for years while in prison and perhaps for life, if they’re required to register as sex offenders.At least in part, that is why a recent case outlined by the Associated Press raised concerns over computer viruses being used to plant child pornography on people’s computers. But the innocent have little to fear, according to experts.
http://news.cnet.com/8301-19518_3-10394352-238.html

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