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October 21, 2020 - This tech support scam is being spread via Facebook links and uses several redirection mechanisms to avoid detection.

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January 22, 2020 - We reveal the inner workings of WOOF locker, the most sophisticated browser locker campaign we've seen to date. Learn how this tech support scam evades researchers and ensnares users by hiding in plain sight.

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June 25, 2019 - We take a deep dive into the recently reported Azure-hosted tech support scam pages, identifying this as one of the most successful scam campaigns in use today.

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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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September 13, 2018 - Tech support scammers belonging to the Partnerstroka group are once again abusing browsers, this time with a new browlock feature to reel in more victims, in one of the biggest campaigns we've ever tracked.

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May 11, 2018 - We've removed our blacklist of recognized tech support scammers from our tech scam support page. Here's what we're doing instead.

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May 8, 2018 - The same group behind the Shoppers Stop tech scam campaign is at it again, injecting malicious ad code into thousands of sites and redirecting to a templated warning page.

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March 9, 2018 - Almost two years after exposing a group of tech support scammers, we stumbled upon them again, this time under the moniker GeeksHelp.

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February 6, 2018 - Browsers are usually the first point of contact between victims and threat actors. With a few bits of code, crooks manage once again to freeze Google Chrome and scare users into calling for assistance.

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December 20, 2017 - Closing tech support scam pop-ups is becoming more challenging as crooks come up with more tricks for browser lockers.

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