Patrick Swayze, the star of movies such as “Dirty Dancing” and “Ghost”, has died after fighting cancer of the pancreas for two years.
Although the entertainment world mourns his loss, heartless hackers are taking advantage of the hot news story by creating malicious webpages that lead to fake anti-virus (also known as scareware or rogue anti-virus) alerts.
Watch the following YouTube video to see how easy it is to be hit by an attack like this.
Sophos has added detection for the fake anti-virus program,…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.