Beware of scareware

Once again, scareware authors are spoofing the security warnings of popular web browser, to trick users into downloading phony security software that then nags you to pay for the program. Just refusing the updates may not work, either, since those who refuse get hit with attack code for common vulnerabilities. This is yet another reason to be sure you keep your computer's security patches up to date. Read more here:

Fake browser warnings dupe users into downloading 'scareware'