United States Cyber Security Scam on Your Computer?


In the latest version of this virus, cybercrooks cleverly try to convince the user that activities which violate the law have been detected on his computer.

To mimic a realistic look, the United States Cyber Authority logo as well as basic information about the user’s location (IP, Location, IPS) are shown in the upper left corner. A black and white image resembling a web camera is shown in the upper right corner. This creates a feeling that the user is being watched by authorities right now via an integrated web camera. Most computers nowadays have integrated web cameras, however, at the computer where our analysis was performed, no web camera was present, but the video recording image was still shown.

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