Fake Parking Tickets A New Hacker Trick

Word has it that hackers in Grand Forks, North Dakota, are armed with a brand new trick – the use of fake parking tickets. They have started to place official-looking tickets on windshields, letting drivers view images of the violation on a specific web site. Needless to say, those who fall for that trick will have their computer plagued by an installation of a trojan. What can we learn from this? Apart from the usual yadda-yadda that involves having the most updated antivirus and anti-spyware programs on your computer, it pays to follow traffic rules and not park haphazardly. Look before you leap is the mantra to follow here.

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