A very sneaky exploit is doing the rounds:
A popup appears on your desktop warning you need a flash update. There is an “accept and install” button. If you click it, you will install malware that can:
– Join your computer to a botnet – controlled by a crook using many computers to perform tasks.
– Stay in the background watching your keystrokes to steal your passwords and other credentials.
– Steal your contacts list.
You can pick the fake update by hovering over the link: it doesn’t point to the Adobe domain.
REMEMBER: read addresses from right to left to see where they really point!!