What's New: Brad Pitt Tops Malware List

According to McAfee, searching for Brad Pitt online results in a 20% chance of finding a malware web site. Malware writers use search engine optimization techniques for celebrities like Pitt, Beyonce, and Justin Timberlake, and then offer up screen savers, ringtones, videos, and other downloads that contain malware. Such software generally lets others use the infected PC to send spam, launch attacks, and whatever else they want. This is why it is important to always have up-to-date anti-virus and anti-spyware software.

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2008 10:26 am CDT

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