System optimizers turning to Tech Support Scams

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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iCloud support scams

Stay on the lookout for a new iCloud scam. A Malwarebytes employee reported receiving multiple calls claiming to be from Apple Support and asking for her credentials.

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Do I have Malwarebytes or a tech support scam?

A lot of companies don’t make it all too clear who their tech support is. Given the wide variety in how legitimate companies handle their support, how can you tell the difference between tech support and a tech support scam? We point out how to differentiate us from a tech support scammer.

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Tech support scammers and their banking woes

We all know about tech support scams by this point. Unfortunately for the scammers, banks know this as well, making it quite difficult at times to maintain an account to store the criminal’s ill-gotten gains. So how does the enterprising criminal cash out with your money? Let’s take a look.

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Advanis tech support screenlocker

We briefly show you the workings of a tech support scammers lockscreen and introduce you to the person behind the scenes.

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