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    As Filipinos and Puerto Ricans were busy rooting for their champions in yesterday’s fight, so were cybercriminals who wished to capitalize on the match. Through SEO poisoning, users searching for a live stream of the Pacquiao vs Cotto fight were instead served a FAKEAV variant.

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    According to Threat Response Engineer Jasper Manuel, search results led to the download of TROJ_FAKEAV.MAN. Clicking the link displays the following image:

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    Users who are interested in watching Pacquaio’s upcoming fights (i.e., with Mayweather) are advised to stay away from suspicious-looking links. Trend Micro Smart Protection Network™ blocks user access to malicious URLs and detects the said FAKEAV.





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