Stopping Fake Anti-Virus - Keeping Scareware Off Your Network
On Demand - From the TechRepublic website: Fake AV, or Fake Anti-Virus, is one of the most frequently-encountered
and persistent threats on the web today. This malware uses social
engineering to lure users to malicious sites and scares them into paying
for fake threat removal tools. How can you stop this threat from
infecting your network and users.
Watch this TechRepublic Webcast featuring Richard Wang, Director of Threat Research at Sophos to learn why fake anti-virus is so popular with cybercriminals and how you can keep fake AV out of your network.
We'll cover these topics and more:
* How fake AV is distributed
* The business model behind fake AV
* How to stop this persistent threat