Kenzero is a Japanese Trojan that collects and publishes users' porn surfing habits, and then blackmails them to remove the information.
EDITED TO ADD: There's a paper at the upcoming ACM CCS conference examining similar Japanese scams.
Posted on September 13, 2010 at 6:46 AM
"You may not have any questionable browsing habbits[sic] but once someone posts your details (plus fake history) how do you prove it's not true..."
That eventually becomes a self-solving problem. The fake history is only a trustworthy as the site that posts it and/or the idea behind it. Once word (or even a widespread suspicion) gets out that bogus histories are being created, most people will stop caring. It's like 419 scams - in the beginning you could draw people in, but now you've got be living under a wi-fi shielded rock to not know someone is trying to scam you.
It will suck for the first people to be caught up in it, but eventually, it will stop being taken seriously.
@ Clive Robinson
So your contention is that since this "Jim Gamble" fellow hasn't been arrested/publicly discredited/whatever, that people will believe what they see on any random website of unknown providence, even once it's been demonstrated that the information on such websites is suspect at best and a complete fabrication at worst?
And I thought that I had a low opinion of people.
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