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Warning to Fellow Plusnet Members

Steve
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Warning to Fellow Plusnet Members

Security essentials 2010 is NOT microsoft security essentials!!  As a general rule, makers of fake antivirus software copy legitimate security solutions in order to give their own programs a feeling of authenticity. It’s a common occurrence for rogue antivirus programs to sport a look and feel similar to those of a genuine one, and especially to feature similar labels. Case in point: Security Essentials 2010, a fake antivirus program that attempts to pass itself for Microsoft Security Essentials.
Full details...http://news.softpedia.com/news/Security-Essentials-2010-Is-Not-Microsoft-Security-Essentials-136025.shtml
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Re: Warning to Fellow Plusnet Members

Steve
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Re: Warning to Fellow Plusnet Members

Seems i am oldjim BBBBUT!!! you had it hidden away under a different topic(probably the reason this topics been left?) Smiley
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Re: Warning to Fellow Plusnet Members

Usually we merge duplicate topics but this is worth a wide audience so I left it  Grin