Farmville users can’t get enough of farming. They make impressive hay bales art farm just like the Image below.
Fake AV gang launches its attack to the Farmville users by poisoning Yahoo and Google search results using the following keywords (see Image 1):
- “designing hay bale in Farmville”
- “deleting hay bale in Farmville”
|Image 1. Yahoo and Google Poisoned Search Results|
Clicking the highlighted links may lead to fake antivirus pop-up alert (see Image 2) that will lead to fake scanning page (see Image 3) showing false detections and lately will ask to download Malicious Executable file (detected as W32/FraudPack.E!Generic) that will download Fake AV to your system.
|Image 2. Fake Antivirus Alert|
|Image 3. Fake Scanning Page and download save file window|
We recommend users to do the following whenever you encounter the above infection.
- Terminate the Web browser process (Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, etc.).
- Don’t execute the downloaded file from untrusted sites.
- Cleanup your computer from malwares with this manual