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February 12, 2021 - PornHub, RedTube and several other top adult sites have been showing visitors fake popup warnings leading to tech support scams.

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September 20, 2018 - Thousands of WordPress sites have been injected with the same malicious redirection. We review the infection details and the malicious traffic leading to browser lockers.

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June 7, 2017 - We’ve talked a lot about tech support scams over the past few years, typically focused on what we see ourselves, and the scammers who like to pose as Malwarebytes. But tech support scams are much bigger than that, targeting every tech company under the sun. So what are other people doing about it? Let's take a look at some of the other players working to keep you safe.

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April 27, 2017 - PUPs and more specifically system optimizers have been found turning to tech support scams to increase the amount of money they can take from their unsuspecting customers.

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December 15, 2016 - We’ve found a scam in a box company that also offers intelligence leads. That is, they’ll sell you the scam and point you at the most vulnerable targets first.

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October 18, 2016 - Each year, several million people fall for tech support scams and according to Microsoft, in 2015 alone crooks walked away with an estimated $1.5 billion. Malwarebytes has been actively engaged in the fight against tech support scammers overseas, but also here at home in the US.

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August 25, 2016 - In this article we take a look at some tricks that target Google Chrome users to dupe them with the infamous tech support scam pop ups. In particular, we examine the fake address bar and alert dialogs which people have come to trust and yet can be deceiving.

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August 2, 2016 - In what must be an attempt to drive victims crazy enough to call one of their numbers, Tech Support Scammers replace one logon lock-screen with another.

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July 20, 2015 - Tech support scammers have done cold calls, scary pop-ups, and now are writing their own malware, causing the Blue Screen of Death.

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