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Wares

An informal word for goods for sale.
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McAfee has reported a 660 per cent rise in scareware over the past two years, and a 400 per cent increase in reported incidents in the last 12 months.
htm" target="_blank">Mac Defender</a> scareware was sending users' credit card information to.
com/2011/05/chronopay-fueling-mac-scareware-scams/">traced the web addresses</a> that the Mac Defender scareware was sending users' credit card information to, and found that the domain names were owned by a firm called Chronopay.
Consumers will learn the difference between Scareware, Ransomware and Spyware; about the types of cybercriminals, such as a Black Hat, Cracker, Script-kiddie and Hacktivist; and how to protect their identity online and in the physical world.
Scareware is becoming a more common form for creating attacks.
Lizamoon is the name of an Internet-based scareware attack which plays on fears of computer viruses and trust in web security software.
As the Halloween season ramps up, Blackhat SEO, scareware and spam incidents, using both old 'rising from the dead' and new seasonal tactics, have intensified.
For example, the expanded capability allowed McAfee Labs researchers to identify, investigate and block many variants of fake security software, or scareware, before any other computer security provider.
Annual Report Marks a Significant Shift in the Nature of Cyber Security and Highlights Scareware, Fake Antivirus and Malicious Search Engine Optimization
After the defendants caused a victim to be directed to an IM scareware website they controlled, the indictment alleges that the following events typically occurred:
This unified approach turns a reactive security strategy into an offensive security strategy, laying the groundwork for the type of interaction that will help bring down major producers of malware, spam and scareware.
Scareware, or fake security software, is yet another means for criminals to distribute malware through pop-up ads.