Rogue.TechSupportScam

Short bio

Rogue.TechSupportScam is the generic detection for programs that are installed with the objective to get the user of the affected system to call a Tech Support Scammers telephone number. Once they call these numbers, they targets usually fall victim to buying overpriced services and software.

Protection

Malwarebytes protects users from Rogue.TechSupportScam using real-time protection.

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Malwarebytes blocks Rogue.TechSupportScam

Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Rogue.TechSupportScam without further user interaction.

  1. Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop.
  2. Double-click mb3-setup-consumer-{version}.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. Then click Finish.
  4. Once the program has fully updated, select Scan Now on the Dashboard. Or select the Threat Scan from the Scan menu.
  5. If another update of the definitions is available, it will be implemented before the rest of the scanning procedure.
  6. When the scan is complete, make sure that all Threats are selected, and click Remove Selected.
  7. Restart your computer when prompted to do so.

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