0 Replies Latest reply on Dec 22, 2009 10:26 AM by nkelly

    New FakeAlert variant

    nkelly

      Notice

      This is a Low-Profiled Threat Notice for FakeAlert-KW

       

      Justification

      FakeAlert-KW has been deemed Low-Profiled due to media attention at: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/12/21/brittany_murphy_scareware/

       

      Read About It

      Information about FakeAlert-KW is located on VIL at: http://vil.mcafeesecurity.com/vil/content/v_249803.htm

       

      Detection

      FakeAlert-KW was first discovered on December 16, 2009 and detection was added to the 5835 dat files (Release Date: December 17, 2009).

       

      To stay updated and protected download the latest dat files from http://www.mcafee.com/us/downloads/index.html

       

      If you suspect you have FakeAlert-KW, please submit a sample to <http://www.webimmune.net

       

      Risk Assessment Definition

      For further information on the Risk Assessment and Avert Labs Recommended Actions please see: <http://www.mcafee.com/us/threat_center/outbreaks/virus_library/risk_assessment.h tml

       

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