Twitter, rougue anti-virus scam

Posted on January 20, 2011 • Filed under: Internet, Scam

Thousands of Twitter users are believed to have been hit with malicious links tied to a rogue anti-virus scam circulating the micro-blog service. The scam is spreading through malicious links abusing the URL shortening service. According to Kaspersky Lab, the malicious links redirect users to different domains with a ‘m28sx.html’ page. That HTML page redirects users to a static domain with a Ukrainian top-level domain. From there, blogged Kaspersky Lab Senior Malware Researcher Nicolas Brulez, the domain redirects the user to an IP address pushing fake anti-virus. Read Article

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