Beware of viruses!

codigo-binario_21159615A new computer scam is doing the rounds – in Gaeilge. It’s the first Irish Gaelic language computer virus to have been reported, and has had some users fooled into believing it’s real due to the official looking logos, stamps and even the Irish flag on it.

Someone, somewhere has seemingly created a pop up warning the user that their computer has been locked, possibly using a free web translation service, as only 60% of it actually makes sense in Irish. The pop up then goes on to instruct the user that the computer can be unlocked if a transfer of €100 is made. Presumably no-one has actually fallen for this yet…

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