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Malware Related => Tools of the trade / Internet News => Topic started by: sowhat-x on September 27, 2008, 05:00:07 am

Title: Microsoft to Sue 'scareware' Pushers
Post by: sowhat-x on September 27, 2008, 05:00:07 am
http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/151602/microsoft_washington_state_to_sue_scareware_pushers.html

Seems to me that after having tons of AntiVirusXP-alike domains shut down,
scammers are gonna have to deal with various other legal issues as well...
Title: Re: Microsoft to Sue 'scareware' Pushers
Post by: sowhat-x on September 30, 2008, 01:36:04 pm
Official public release statement from Washington Attorney General:
http://atg.wa.gov/pressrelease.aspx?id=21026

Brian Krebs' article in WashingtonPost as well:
http://voices.washingtonpost.com/securityfix/2008/09/microsoft_washington_state_tar.html
Title: Re: Microsoft to Sue 'scareware' Pushers
Post by: TeMerc on October 01, 2008, 02:51:00 am
Sandi @ Spyware Sucks has some more details:
http://msmvps.com/blogs/spywaresucks/archive/2008/09/30/1649214.aspx
Title: Re: Microsoft to Sue 'scareware' Pushers
Post by: SysAdMini on December 10, 2008, 06:21:44 pm
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