Brittany Murphy SEO

Just a quick note – the sudden death of Hollywood celebrity Brittany Murphy last Sunday (BBC report here) has prompted a spike in searches on the subject – and of course, an SEO attack.

Users who click on a poisoned search result link will be redirected to a website that will display a scare message trying to panic users into downloading rogue AV software:

Screenshots of the rogue AV:

Absolutely bog standard SEO attack – but still worth a warning to those who might be looking for more news on the event.

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