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.
ORIGINAL SOURCE: Graham Cluley
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