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W. a. i. t. W. a. t. i. Loading. Loading. Loading. Malware & Scareware Kyung Rok Han. Design is G.T.E. SCAREWARE. What is it?. Any kind of fake software that appears to help protect your computer’s security. SCAREWARE. What is the purpose of scareware ?.

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Malware

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Scareware

Kyung Rok Han

Design is G.T.E.


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SCAREWARE

What is it?

Any kind of fake software that appears to help protect your computer’s security.


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SCAREWARE

What is the purpose of scareware ?

Frighten people into buying something (anti-virus software)

Scareware can refer to many different types of products it is typically associated with antivirus scams

Suggest that your computer is either at risk or already infected.

The scareware then offers the solution – a highly overpriced piece of software

Offers to right all the wrongs that have been identified on your system


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SCAREWARE

How Does Scareware Work?

3 main ways in which scareware will trick you

Getting you to pay up

Zombie time

sending spam or engaging in DDoS attacks

You buy the fake antivirus product and take your credit card details too

Identity theft

Install keystroke loggers and Trojans & private or financial information


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SCAREWARE

How to prevent?

Close Your Browser

Change Your Surfing Habits

Be wary of email attachments

Regular Checks

Always read carefully

Pop-up blocker


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MALWARE

What is it?

Short for "malicious software

includes viruses and spyware

designed to infiltrate a computer system


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MALWARE

Types of Malware

Adware

Toolbars

Hijacker

Spyware

Internet Dialer

Virus

Trojan

Rootkit

Worm

Piggyback

Cookie

Drive by download

Key Logger

Scareware


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MALWARE

Malware sent via e-mail attachment

Most common way to become infected with a virus.

Sender will not know their

e-mails are infected.

File path is .exe


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MALWARE


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MALWARE

Malware sent via popup ads

unexpected pop-up messages

Asks you to install software or click it

Offers great deal or free for everything


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MALWARE


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MALWARE

Effects of Malware

Pop-up ads

Browser hijack

Slow system

Unknown icons

Unusual things

Infected E-mail

Installs software

Collects password / information

System hijack

Leaves tracking cookies

Change setting

Alters browser

Monitoring

Rude message


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MALWARE

How to prevent?

Read carefully

Avoid rogue websites

Avoid using peer 2 peer

Avoid free utilities

up-to-date as possible

Avoid Warez

common sense

Close pop-up ad with ctrl+w


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SOURCES


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SOURCES

http://www.ait.brooklyn.cuny.edu/litrack/pdfs/

http://arstechnica.com/security/news/2004/11/malware.ars

http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/topics/Pop-up_ad

http://www.onguardonline.gov/topics/malware.aspx

http://www.scientis.com/Security/Malware_Spyware.html

http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/security/?p=1814

http://www.spamlaws.com/how-scareware-works.html

http://www.isc.sans.org/diary.html?storyid=6529

http://www.scambusters.org/protectionscam.html


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Have a nice day!

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BY. Kyung Rok Han


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