Hackers are using the infamous Windows Blue Screen of Death to trick computer users into downloading fake security software (scareware).
According to a discovery by Sunbelt Software, a Windows users are being shown the recognizable blue screen that signifies an operating system crash with a bright red "Security Alert" notice. (click image below for full version)
The rogue security software used in this scam is called SystemSecurity. It infects Windows machines via fake codec and fake Flash Player update packages planted on malicious Web sites.