Another Frightener - Scam

  SparkyJack 08:56 AM 31 May 12

Not seen by me but reported by a chum

He being an astronomy enthusiast [powered telescope and digicam and all that] was on an astronomy website, when the up popped a very realistic Police notice warning that he is viewing an unsafe site and action could be taken- expect a visit.

Any one else reported such a thing?

  Condom 11:41 AM 31 May 12

Maybe Mr little Green man was objecting to him looking at Mrs Little Green man to closely.

  Woolwell 11:53 AM 31 May 12

There is a virus that generates similar reports. It's called the Metropolitan Police virus. Alternatively the website that was visited was hacked and a notice put up. In either case suggest an anti-virus and anti-malware scan as a matter of urgency.


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