Scareware: Using popular and mis-spelled search terms, the criminals divert people to sites that are seeded with fake warnings about virus infections. The pop-up warnings claim that a visitor's PC is riddled with malicious programs, virusses and spyware. In turn visitors are duped into buying fake removal software.
Scareware peddlers are misleading people with false evidence that their machine is infected with viruses and are encouraging them to download and buy software that basically does nothing.
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