A file downloaded to your computer says it’s a virus but turns out to just be a ploy used by tech support scammers.
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.
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.
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.
Boomerang Tech solutions had trouble configuring their spambots, thus dropping a few spam bombs on Malwarebytes forums. Watch us catch them red-handed in a scammer call.
Closing tech support scam pop-ups is becoming more challenging as crooks come up with more tricks for browser lockers.
Last month, the FTC announced the recovery of 10 million dollars from Advanced Tech Support. If you were a victim of ATS, also known as Inbound Call Experts (ICE), you might be able to get a partial refund of what they scammed from you.