Tech support scams

Tech Support Scams and What They Mean

Since 2008, tech support scams have been raking in millions of dollars annually, with victims often paying several hundred dollars in the false belief that the person on the other end is helping them to prevent a far greater danger from infecting their computer. Driven by advances in technology and ... Read More
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Push Notifications

Browser Push Notifications: Useful Feature Exploited by Deceptive Marketers

Pop-ups and browser lockers have given way to irritating and potentially destructive push notifications For many of us, when we hear the word “malware,” the first thing that comes to mind would be visions of emptied bank accounts, encrypted files or webcams turned on to track your every move. The ... Read More
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Crossrider Adware Still Causing Unwanted Mac Browser Redirects

There exists a pervading urban legend that Apple Macs don’t get viruses. Time and again this urban legend is proved to be as factual as all the conspiracy theories that float about online combined. A new variant of the adware Crossrider again proves the urban legend to be nothing more ... Read More
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