Richard Stiennon sent this one over to me.
It’s not malware, per se. But it’s completely fraudulent.
[4:40:27 PM] Update Alarm ® says: WINDOWS REQUIRES IMMEDIATE ATTENTION =============================
ATTENTION ! Security Center has detected malware on your computer !
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0
Microsoft Windows Win98
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Impact of Vulnerability: Remote Code Execution / Virus Infection / Unexpected shutdowns
Recommendation: Users running vulnerable version should install a repair utility immediately
Your system IS affected, download the patch from the address below !
Failure to do so may result in severe computer malfunction.
http: //www. registryscan. cc/?q=scan
The page goes to a typical fake scan page.
However, unlike many rogues, it won’t download anything without payment first.
Complete fraud. Server hosted in the state of Washington. Anyone listening?