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Scheme preys on people who mistype 'Google.com'
An old problem rears its ugly head once more:
Yep, I read the same article. Scammers everywhere
What a bunch of dorks. If you're going to use a misspelling of a name you could come up with a better idea than messing up somebody's computer.
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The internet should be stopped. Scammers, cheaters, criminals are growing because of the presence of the internet. Even people who are not inclined to criminal activity are lured to become scammers...it's all because of the internet. Internet should be stopped.
Here is whois data on the domain that was downloading the worm. It looks like they were using Google to host the site:
Name: Sergey Gridasov
Email: [email protected]
Address: Salnevostochny pr., d46, kv410
Postalcode/City: 193230 St.-Petersburg
Administrative contact: #1 [email protected]
Technical contact: #1 [email protected]
Billing contact: #3 [email protected]
created by core: 2000-12-30 09:29:18
modified by JORE-1: 2005-04-28 18:56:16
db-updated: 2005-04-30 08:21:02
expires: 2005-12-30 09:29:18
Although it doesn't look like Google does webhosting. Maybe this was an arrangement between Joker.com and google.com to prevent the domain name owner from further misusing it.