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Scareware suits start

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Date: Oct 02, 2008 - 11:05 AM
Bruce Schneier covers some lawsuits starting to finally get at the vendors of scareware.

"Scareware" is those annoying things your less technologically adept friends get that look like "free virus scanners" but fraudulently report a bunch of viruses that aren't there, and then demand money for the "upgraded" version to "clean" your system.

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