People looking to take advantage of the savings from the government during these harder financial times are being hit with other financial burdens (Rogue AV software).
Our (environmentally conscious) researcher Adam Thomas heard about a “green” hot water heater that might be a good addition to his Earth-friendly home. So he did a Web search for “GE geo spring water heater.”
What he found wasn’t Earth or anything else-friendly! SEO poisoning galore:
Here’s what the malicious pages deliver:
It’s the SecurityTool rogue that has been making the rounds since October (See Sunbelt Software Rogue Blog entry here.)
Here’s the link to the U.S. Department of Energy program that gives rebates for Energy Star appliances http://www.energysavers.gov/financial/70020.html.