Yesterday I have read on the zdNet about this. hehh, it`s really bad news for us 🙁
There are many, many reports of anti-spyware programs appearing on user’s desktops (link to screenshot), sometimes actually hijacking the desktop and replacing the wallpaper, when the user has no idea how they got there or where they came from. Programs known for this behavior are listed on the Rogue/Suspect Anti-Spyware Products & Sites page, authored and updated by spyware expert Eric Howes.
The infections have been labeled Smitfraud by antivirus and anti-spyware vendors. Another example of the smitfraud infection can be seen here. So called anti-spyware programs seen downloaded by spyware through security exploits and deceptive ads include Spy Sheriff, PSGuard, WorldAntiSpy, RazeSpyware and Spy Trooper. In the last week, I’ve seen increasingly frequent reports of a similar problem with a newer supposed anti-spyware app called SpyAxe…
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Today door, and what tomorrow ???