Fake Microsoft Security Essentials Program Making the Rounds

Security firm F-Secure is warning that a malicious program spoofing Microsoft’s
free Microsoft Security Essentials antivirus program is being distributed via
drive-by download as either hotfix.exe or mstsc.exe.
“Not only does this fake took steal Microsoft’s brand, it also features a
bizarre matrix display of 32 antivirus products, offering to locate you a
tool that would be capable of fixing your machine as ‘Microsoft Security Essentials’
can’t clean the malware it found,” F-Secure said. “In reality, this is all fake,
and the tool has not found an infection in the fail it claims.”
If you are interested in installing the Microsoft Security Essentials application,
the safest method is to go directly to the Microsoft web site and download it there.
If you see the screen below, close you browser,do not click on any of the items, escpecially the Free Install buttons.

Fake AV Image

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