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  4. Web Attack: Fake Offer 3

Web Attack: Fake Offer 3

Severity: High

This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.

Description

A web page masquerading as legitimate advertisements has been blocked. No further action is required, but you may wish to update your virus definitions and run a full system scan as a precautionary measure.

Additional Information

Various fake offers use social engineering to trick users on clicking on advertisements.

Affected

  • Web browsers

Response

No further action is required but you may wish to perform some of the following actions as a precautionary measure.
Run the Norton Power Eraser. (home users)
Run the Symantec Power Eraser. (business users)
Update your product definitions and perform a full system scan.
Submit suspicious files to Symantec for analysis.

If you believe that the signature is reported erroneously, please read the following:
Report a potential false positive to Symantec.
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