The new breed of computer security problems…Scareware!
From http://redmondmag.com/features/article.asp?editorialsid=2617 Click to read. Many of you have already seen this type of scam or had it happen to you personally. A window pops up telling you that your computer is in danger of being infected and you need to buy “AntiVirus 2009” to get rid of it. These pop-ups can trick you into buying unneeded software, steal personal data and passwords, and block updates and access to anti-virus Web sites. Welcome to the wonderful world of rogue security software, also known as scareware. Scareware can attack you from anywhere (home or office) and at any time to anyClick for more / Podcast Player>