In this blog post: your favourite “get out of trouble” card now gets you into trouble.
What a concept!
Anyone familiar with The Fifth Element knows the Multipass is the quickest way to wriggle out of a tight spot – however, someone didn’t give the Rogue AV and useless offer guys the heads up.
Continuing with the install gives the user XP Internet Security 2012, which loves nothing better than covering your screen with popup boxes. It’s like 2007 all over again.
The VirusTotal score for this one is currently 9/42, and we catch it as Trojan.Win32.Generic.pak!cobra.
Your view of the all important Multipass is almost ruined by a popup telling you that you’re “the H8 winner” (couldn’t make it up really, could you). At this point, you end up with a lovely collection of offers to ignore completely.
The attempt at inducing panic with a “countdown claim clock” is always appreciated, but let’s take a look at the iPad offer. I can only assume the question is for time travelers stuck in the past or the incurably stupid:
My. That is a brain bender.
Christopher Boyd (Thanks to Jovi for additional research)