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Social engineering attack: How to remove rogue security software

Posted on September 24, 2010 in Articles | by

Security practitioners exhort users to install antivirus software and firewalls, and patch their systems. After hearing this for years, users are conditioned to perform these simple checks and respond quickly when they see warnings that their system’s security is not up to date. Rogue security software packages prey upon this conditioning and offer malware authors a foothold onto workstations around the world.

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Published in SearchMidmarketSecurity on 09/24/10

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