Tech Support Scam Target Plenty of Fish Users A newly found tech support scam puts a different twist on the traditional technical support hoax. Instead of the hackers claiming to be from Microsoft or Apple, the website clearly portrays a customer support service for the dating site, Plenty of Fish. However, those who fall for […]
Never Ending Support Scam Window There you are, surfing the web and BOOM. You get the dreaded support scam scheme. Some may know what I’m referencing, some may not. For those who are unfamiliar, it is the pop up screen stating you must call “customer service” for technical support to get your computer “fixed”. However, […]
Officer Assists Local Resident with Phone Scam South Lebanon Township Police Department, in Pennsylvania, was able to help a local resident avoid becoming the next victim of a support scam. The resident originally contacted the police department, afraid he was the victim of a ransomware attack. When the police department arrived, the individual had allowed “tech […]
Support Scam With Ransomware Ties Another support scam has evolved, tying in the concept of ransomware to increase their payday. The malicious attack occurs after the user chooses to download a fake Adobe update, or clicks on a malicious ad. Upon doing so, the computer will begin executing a malicious “update”, which results in the […]
Information was recently released reporting a potential data breach at Dell, as scammers have reached out to Dell customers posing as the company’s technical support team.
We have recently received reports of Tech Support scam phone calls being made by persons claiming to represent PC Matic.
Online searches for technical support are leading unsuspecting computer users into multiple scams.