Fake Google AV scares users into download Trojan

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A number of search engine optimized websites have been compromised by Cyber Criminals and redirect users to a rogue Antivirus page that claims to originate from Google.

"Google Systems have detected unusual traffic from your computer. Please check you PC on viruses. To continue ,please download and install our antivirus software [DOWNLOAD_BUTTON] or our system will block your access to google services." reads the false warning.

Once users heed this fake warning, they download a rogue AV file contained in a password-protected archive. Of course, the archive is a malicious file , GFI identified this file as Trojan.Win32.Fakeav.tri(v).



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