And the winner is – FakeAV!
Taking advantage of the Oscar fever, criminals have poisoned search results regarding the award ceremony. Entering “oscar winners live 2010” you get this:
TrendLabs reports that the majority on the results on the first page lead to a FakeAV that not only tries to get you to buy the solution, but is also able to download other malware and send and receive information.
Users are advised to exercise extreme caution when searching for “hot” topics, since malware peddlers have mastered the process of getting their pages among the top search results.