Tara Seals for Infosecurity Magazine: Tech Support Scam Malware Fakes the Blue Screen of Death
“The infamous Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) is one of the most-dreaded sights for Windows users. Adding insult to injury, a new malware is making the rounds that fakes a BSOD, and then tries to swindle victims into paying for tech support tools.”
Malwarebytes describes ‘Troubleshooter’ as a hijacker, but it’s one of those instances where a tech support scam edges close to ransomware.
This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog post authored by DHarley. Read the original post at: The AVIEN Blog