massive web attack reported by BBC

  ronalddonald 14:17 01 Apr 2011

is this an April fools joke or very real

click here

Have you been affected?

  interzone55 14:26 01 Apr 2011

No this is very real and the results can be quite serious.

My sister's PC had to be reformatted and restored after becoming infected with a program that purported to be an anti-virus scanner but was in fact a piece of very malicious software that stopped Windows Updates running and eventually took control of her web browser forwarding all page requests to porn advertising sites.

Looks like the nasty was picked up off Pirate Bay by her nephew searching for free mp3s

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