Microsoft demonstrates real online scams


Microsoft teamed up with Prevx and Get Safe Online to demonstrate the real life, online scams that criminals use to steal from PC users. Their message was simple: secure your PC, and do it today.

Criminals don't care how much money you earn, where you live or even what operating system you use - if you're online, you're fair game. That was the message this week from Microsoft's chief security advisor in the UK, Ed Gibson.

Former FBI agent Gibson was speaking at a Microsoft event in the heart of London's west end. Microsoft teamed up with Prevx and Get Safe Online to demonstrate the speed and ease with which criminals can target poorly protected PCs and networks. Microsoft demonstrates real online scams News - PC Advisor

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 19th December 2007 8:27AM