Tech Support Scams

ICFO Archive: Tech Support Scams [Video]

Older archive but a good history of Tech Support Scams

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Regulators shut down global PC ‘tech support’ scam

Tech Support Scams – Help & Resource Page

Support scams, malware and mind games without frontiers

Tech Support Scams – Help & Resource Page


‘Microsoft Partner’ Claims Fuel Support Scams

Microsoft hits Windows tech support scammers with a lawsuit

Anatomy of a Scam: The “Windows Tech Support” Con Examined

Conversation With a Tech Support Scammer

Better Business Bureau: Tech support scams are a serious danger

Windows 10 privacy paranoia leads to ban from private pirate torrent trackers

Technical support phone scams are still going strong


It’s 2015 and miscreants are still trying to dupe you with fake BSoDs

Microsoft to take out warning adverts as ‘tech support’ phone scams get uglier

Scam of the Week: Bogus calls from Microsoft Tech Support

Scams reported locally

AARP’s Fraud Watch Network Turns the Tables on Con Artists

AARP, AG’s office team up to alert public of scams

Harrisonburg Police Warn of Tech Support Scams

Beware Windows Technical Support Scam

Remove Tech Support Scam pop-up (Call For Support Scam)

FTC Tech Support Scams

175,000 whinge to Microsoft about phone tech support scams

PC support scams net $1.5bn return

Tech Support Scams: Top of the Pop-Ups

Tech Support Scam Asks for Passkey

Beware! Tech support scammers aren’t targeting just Microsoft Windows users anymore…

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Microsoft’s advice: Hang up on tech support scammers

Feds Shut Down Phony Apple, Microsoft, Google Tech Support Scammers

Court shuts down tech support scam blamed for $17 million in consumer losses

Dell customer telephone tech support scam may be an inside job

Latest tech support scam stokes concerns Dell customer data was breached

Tech support scam destroys Local 10 News viewer’s computer. What appeared to be the newest version of Windows turned out to be ransom-ware

Tech support scams: 3 steps to conning unsuspecting victims 

New Twist to the Tech Support Scam

Washington state files suit against tech support scammer

Washington state sues iYogi, alleges tech support scam

Dell customer telephone tech support scam may be an inside job

Latest tech support scam stokes concerns Dell customer data was breached

Thieves posing as the IRS or computer tech support lead scams reported to BBB

Gotcha: Symantec fires reseller nabbed in tech support scam

Symantec Disavows Business Partner Caught Running a Tech Support Scam

Computer tech support scams are reappearing locally

Norton Antivirus tech support scam lands Symantec reseller in hot water

Avoiding Tech Support Scams While you might be able to spot an obvious scam from a mile away, friends and family may need some warning.

Be aware of an increase in computer tech support scams

Hawaii tallies second-most reported scams in U.S.

Colorado attorney general issues warning about tech support scams

Fake Flash update malware targets gullible Apple users (Scareware)

Scammed in 2015? It was probably one of these 10 cons

Satak Support Announces the Release of Their New Software That Helps Users Combat ‘Tech Support Scams’ Read more:

Avoid scams targeting computer owners

Beware of computer scammers

Top 10 Consumer Complaints: Identity theft complaints spike in Wisconsin. Identity theft complaints increased nearly 80 percent from 2014, moving up to 3rd place on the list.

More about Computer and Telephone Scams

Technology break-down: FYXIT

Google Cracks Down On Deceptive Download Buttons

PC ‘Tech Support’ Cold-Call Scam Resources

Avoid and report Mozilla tech support scams

Remove Tech Support Scam pop-up (Call For Support Scam)

Avoid tech support phone scams

FTC Tech Support Scams

Beware! Top 10 scams and how not to be a victim

Guidry: How to handle increasing tech support scams

Attorney general: Watch out for computer virus scams

Crooks Cleverly Impersonate ISPs in New Type of Tech Support Scam

Double Oak Police Beat: Tech Support Scams

Researchers discover customized support scams that detect IPs

How to Recover From a Tech-Support Scam About 3.3 million people are victimized by unsolicited technical support scams every year. Here’s what to do if you’re one of them. Read more\

Deconstructing IT Support Scammers That Use LinkedIn

Tech-support scammers claim your email has been hacked

BBB: Beware newest tech support scam

Spear phishers target gullible Brits more than anyone else – survey Ransomware, 0days, malware, scams… all are up, says Symantec

Security snapshot reveals massive personal data loss

Beware Scams in Your Google Alerts Bogus links can find their way into the Web search results that Google delivers to your inbox. Read more at

Biz Break: Symantec says 500 million IDs stolen or hacked last year

Half a billion identities were stolen or exposed online in 2015

Hackers going corporate with new attack attitudes, research shows Enterprise victims dangerously fudging on breach stats, hacker thirst for passwords waning and two-factor authentication recommended

Online scams ‘target Apple customers for richer pickings’

Symantec Reveals Six Top Security Trends

Aussies continue to be targeted by tech support scams Symantec blocked more than 100 million malware exploit kits relating to tech support scams in 2015

8 Ways to Protect Your Privacy Online

Cybercrime Increases As Online Crooks Grow Smarter: Report

More scammers targeting cellphones New survey finds millennials are most vulnerable

43% of All Cyber Attacks Targeted at Small Businesses Many hackers are viewing smaller firms as a ‘back door’ to larger corporations when attempting to steal sensitive data

Cybersecurity Threats: The Risk Is Real In Malaysia

Tech-support scams sneak into your computer

Tech support scams gain sophistication, now using malware

Tech support scammers take tips from ransomware to make you pay up  They’re getting serious by locking your system before demanding a fee.

On Your Side: Avoid tech support scams

FBI: Extortion e-mail, tech support scam-bags turning up the heat

FBI Warns of a Few New Tricks in Tech Support Scams Scammers pose as government agents, ISP employees, more Read more:

United States: FTC Adds Three New Defendants In Tech Support Scam Case

“It was a nightmare!” Two women get caught up in tech support scam

Ways to protect yourself from high tech scams

Tech support scams evolve into new forms

BBB on Seniors: Be aware of online, over-the-phone tech support scams

Scamwatch: computer support fraud – a new twist Criminals are targeting internet users with bogus messages.

Fraudsters impersonate victims’ ISPs in new tech support scam Suspicious ads help provide the scammers with all the info they need.

Tech support scams target victims via their ISP

New ‘tech support’ scams target victims by impersonating telcos – how to protect yourself

World’s Biggest Scams You Need to Know [Infographic]

Feds shut down tech support scammers, freeze assets

Here’s how fake telephone tech support scams work

New ‘tech support’ scams target victims by impersonating telcos – how to protect yourself

The hunt for tech support scammers

What Seniors (And Their Children) Need To Know About Tech Support Scams

Tech support scammers get serious with screen lockers

Researcher scams fake tech support scammer, infects scammer’s PC with Locky ransomware

Guy Tricks Tech Support Scammers Into Installing Ransomware

This Windows Activation Scam Talks to You So You Won’t Forget to Call & Pay Read more:

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Tech support scam dangers and how to avoid

Tales from the Cybersecurity Desk: Tech Support Scams

Tech support scam takes new spin

Bondi: Multi-million dollar tech support scam shut down Bondi’s office said people were scammed out of more than $25 million

Seven victims lose $24,000 to scammer

Tech support scams and Google Chrome tricks

Seniors are becoming more scam-savvy

BBB Names Top Scams of August

Florida Attorney General obtains court order temporarily shutting down alleged tech support scam

Chrome Browsers Threatened by a New Crafty Hijacking Trick

Avoiding Tech Support Scams

3 On Your Side: Tech Support Scams

Sneaky Tech Support Scammers Invent New Tricks to Fool Google Chrome Users

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