Microsoft Customers Hit With New Wave of Fake Tech Support Calls

Beware of fake phone calls.

 

rjmarvin writes “A new surge of callers posing predominately as Microsoft technicians are attempting and sometimes succeeding in scamming customers, convincing them their PCs are infected and directing them to install malware-ridden software or give the callers remote access to the computer. The fraudsters also solicit payment for the fake services rendered. This comes only a year after the FTC cracked down on fake tech support calls, charging six scam operators last October.”

Read more of this story at Slashdot.

http://yro.slashdot.org/story/13/11/21/1517200/microsoft-customers-hit-with-new-wave-of-fake-tech-support-calls?utm_source=rss1.0moreanon&utm_medium=feed


Updated: November 22, 2013 — 1:26 am

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