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Free Download Links for Firefox Web-Browser Used as Traps on some German Websites

Monday, July 26th, 2010

Many Internet users take downloading free software over the Web for granted, especially when that download link is located on a seemingly legitimate Website next to the seemingly legitimate logo of the software you are downloading.

trademark infringement attorneyHowever, with increasing prevalence these ‘free download’ links are being used as traps and can be found throughout myriads of Web pages hosted by German servers.

Recognizably, one of the familiar companies hosting freeware or Open Source Software (F/OSS) that is being used on these ‘trap’ fraudulent Websites is the popular internet browser Firefox.

On its Website, Firefox boasts that “switching from IE to Firefox is quick and easy – a safer, faster, more advanced Web is only a few clicks away!”

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