Monthly Archives: July 2017

Sextortion Ransomware – A New Tactic in Fake Tech Support Scams? |


Have you ever received a random phone call from a person with a foreign accent who claims there is something wrong with your computer and then offers to diagnose or fix it? If so, the odds are you were experiencing an epidemic now known as the “fake tech support” scam. The scam’s ultimate goal is to get the victim to purchase an expensive but completely useless technical support plan to fix phony issues. Though this scam has been around for […]

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