May 13, 2013

Microsoft Tech Support Scams: Why They Thrive

Consumers: Hang up on anyone who cold-calls offering Windows technical support.

To try to get their way, scammers might bring psychological pressure to bear. For example, when Jerome Segura, senior malware research at Malwarebytes, was cold-called by tech support con artists he gave them access to a virtual machine.

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