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Scam site fakes Firefox and Chrome attack page warning

I had only recently sent out an email to a few close people educating them about the dangers of rogue anti-virus. Moments ago, I almost became a victim to the same danger I was warning them about.

Scam sites try to use popular computer usage behavior in order to bypass securities and install virus, trojans and spywares. And the attack upon my computer is yet another example that testifies to this.

While attempting to visit a site which I had never visited before, I was presented with the following message:


Looks like the authentic Firefox warning about a scam site? Well, it's not. I knew something was wrong because of the following: