Thursday, 27 October 2016

Blue screen of death with a support number? Beware the malware scam

A new tech support scam displays a fake blue screen of death (BSoD) in an effort to trick users into installing malware on their Windows computers. The threat, which Microsoft calls SupportScam:MSIL/Hicurdismos.A, builds off a long lineage of tech support scams. Some of those ruses have even mimicked other Windows features, including the update process, to try to trick users into purchasing unnecessary software.

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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Graham Cluley

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