April 25, 2014

Netflix Customer Service Impersonated By Scams in Google and Bing Ads

Jerome Segura, a researcher for security software company Malwarebytes, began setting up dummy computers to trap tech support scammers after one tried to defraud him. The first to report on the Netflix repair scheme hiding in search engine ads, he’s recorded videos of himself clicking on the fraudulent ads and then stringing along the con artists as he gathered information to shut them down.

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