More Fake Instant Messaging Scams

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Here's another fake Instant Messaging application from the creator of the fake Google Talk program currently in circulation. This time round, the victim is MSN Messenger:

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Clicking the "Sign In" button opens up a smaller popup - asking you to fill in your .NET Passport details. Of course, filling in your details will result in a fake "Service could not be found message". Once you leave the PC, the attacker happily wanders over, browses to the C Directory and steals your login details.

These programs seem to be flavour of the month at the moment...

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This is one place I know I'll be safe because I don't IM.

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