Finjan Released Q4 Web Trends Report for 2008
Finjan, a digital security company, said that around 5 Million computer users were targeted by scareware scams in 2008.
Security experts revealed that criminal firms run the scam by publicizing free virus checks on famous sites. Innocent users install the programs which inform them that their systems are infected with pornography, spyware and viruses.
As accords to an investigation by the Federal Trade Commission (US), such cyber attacks made news headlines, but Finjan says that these scams will expand next year.
The security vendor adds that the job cuts in IT sector because of economic crisis can increase the digital crime during 2009. There are several thousands of unemployed people who are in need of money ...
» SPAMfighter News - 15-01-2009