Tag: Tech Support Scam

Google Unwillingly Redirects Users to a Tech Support Scam

Tech support scams have been a plague for many years now. Victims are either called on the phone or redirected to malicious websites posing as legitimate technical support platforms. Things are only getting worse over time, by the look of things. More specifically, Google Ads redirects users to tech support scam sites as of right now. These results relate to Google searches for “Target”, a famous US retailer. Google Plays …
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Tech Support Scammer Gets Infected With Ransomware

When dealing with ransomware, there is always a chance of unexpected consequences. One tech support scammer was tricked into installing ransomware not too long ago. With the number of fake tech support calls on the rise as of late, revenge can be bittersweet. Since all of these calls are attempts to steal money from users, turning the tables on them is not morally wrong either. Tricking The Trickster With Ransomware …
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