Windows XP Users Already Under Attack, Fake Drivers Abound

report over at The Telegraph notes, users are now being targeted via YouTube links and Facebook posts inviting them to download these false update. Additionally, popular security software vendor Malwarebytes warns that fake applications that promise Windows XP users to download and install the latest drivers for their computers are doing the rounds. YourFileDownloader is the name of one such program that holds users for ransom until they pay. Sidestepping these dangers is easy. Just stay away from Windows XP themed downloads and offers, only download and install software that you are sure of, and make sure you have a solid antivirus application running. Oh, and always have a safe and watertight firewall installed too.]]>

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