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Tech support scammers impersonate victims’ ISP

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Jun 22, 2016.

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    Tech support scammers have switched from cold calls to pop-ups ambushing users online, seemingly coming from the victims’ ISP. In the US and Canada, Verizon, AT&T and TimeWarner users are being actively targeted, but according to Malwarebytes, users of UK-based BT, PlusNet, Sky and TalkTalk will soon start seeing these fake messages (if they haven’t already). The messages, designed to look like they are legitimate warnings from the ISPs, usually say that the ISP’s system … More →

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