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U.S. Federal Court Issues Restraining Order against Tech Support Scheme

A federal court in the United States issued a temporary restraining order against a tech support scheme that’s alleged to have targeted U.S. consumers.On October 15, the U.S. District Court filed Southern District of Florida submitted a complaint against Michael Brian Cotter, 59, of Glendale, California.The complaint alleged that Cotter had worked with
Publish At:2020-10-16 07:31 | Read:271 | Comments:0 | Tags:IT Security and Data Protection Latest Security News malware

One Researcher’s Plan to Broadside Known Windows Tech Support Scammers

2016 saw a lot of different types of scams prey on unsuspecting users. Some achieved greater prevalence than others. One of those was the tech support scam, a ruse where a fraudster calls a victim while impersonating a customer support representative from a well-known technology company. They tell the victim their computer is infected with malware and that t
Publish At:2017-02-13 14:25 | Read:5574 | Comments:0 | Tags:Off Topic fraudster scam tech-support