Fake Pop-Ups Posing a Great Online Threat to Surfers

According to a warning given by Tony Neate, Managing Director of Get Safe Online, fake pop-ups on computer screens are becoming more and more sophisticated and causing a much wider threat to online firms, as reported by zerostrategy on October 31, 2008.

Neate also said that it is getting increasingly difficult to measure the threat emerging from pop-ups that continue to evolve. As a result, clicking on phony pop-ups could install a spyware or other malicious software on users' systems.

These new pop-ups usually present themselves by informing the use that he is the "Millionth Visitor" or say something like "Congratulations You Have Won", but despite these pop-ups appear silly, people regularly click...

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