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#1 cnm

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Posted 24 May 2013 - 09:42 AM

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Bundling malware and legitimate software on unofficial download websites is an effective way of tricking users into running malicious files. We often see keygens, hacktools and game trainers bundled with trojans and posted on forums or as comments under videos.
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It is important to be aware of this risk, and understand just how easy it can be for malware authors to create malicious software bundles. Its a good practice to download software directly from an official website - be wary of anything linked directly within a comment or forum post.

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