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FBI: Beware of software updates on hotel connections


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...Full article: http://www.zdnet.com/blog/security/fbi-bew...nnections/12025.

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Road warriors beware: Cyber-criminals are using pop-up alerts on hotel Internet connections to trick computer users into downloading malware.

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... [T]he traveler was attempting to setup the hotel room Internet connection and was presented with a pop-up window notifying the user to update a widely-used software product. If the user clicked to accept and install the update, malicious software was installed on the laptop.

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