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Update: Feds bust international gangs distributing scareware products

Two Lativian citizens, dozens of computers seized as part of Operation Trident Tribunal

By Jaikumar Vijayan June 22, 2011 07:42 PM ET

Computerworld - U.S. federal law enforcement authorities working in cooperation with their counterparts in more than 10 countries have disrupted the operations of two gangs responsible for distributing malicious scareware programs to more than 1 million people.

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They were distributing the HDD Defrag / Optimizer rogue 'Window Recovery' and 'Windows Repair' (2 variants of the same product = 2 rogues :lol: ). I did notice it was interupted for two days but it's back up now. No surprise there then ;)

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