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Hackers Using Clipboard to Sell Fake Antivirus Products

According to several online security experts, malicious attacks on clipboard inserted a hard to delete link that takes users to a fake security products selling Website. The link is embedded by a malicious code that is discovered in flash-based adverts. Flash-based adverts are usually found on many authentic Websites.

Moreover, users of Firefox browsers on Windows and Mac have been hit by this attack.

Chris Boyd, Security Analyst at Facetime Security, a malware research company, said that this attack is also spread through spam e-mail that contains links to malicious sites, as reported by SiliconRepublic on August 18, 2008.

The attack came into light when victims' reports about the weblink in discussion forums ...

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