Green Card scams & Tech Support scams

Interesting article comparing green card scams and tech support scams where the fake site looks more authentic than the real thing ...

Tech support scam article for ESET

There may be persuasive reasons why providers are reluctant to engage directly with their customers, but the consequences may be grim for both provider and customer. (Plus links to stories about Nigerian ...

Tech support scammers ‘lock’ Chrome

For Malwarebytes, Jérôme Segura warns us that 'Tech support scammers find new way to jam Google Chrome.' ...

Tech support scammers learn to ‘lock’ Chrome

For Malwarebytes, Jérôme Segura continues to fight the good fight against support scammers by warning us that ‘Tech support scammers find new way to jam Google Chrome‘. (If you saw this when ...
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Coercive Messaging and Windows Defender

[Also published at AVIEN] It’s not all about tech support scams, but Microsoft’s announcement about beefing up detection of ‘coercive messaging’ in Windows Defender is certainly related to some approaches used by ...
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Coercive Messaging

It’s not all about tech support scams, but Microsoft’s announcement about beefing up detection of ‘coercive messaging’ in Windows Defender is certainly related to some approaches used by tech support scammers, such ...

Ohio and FTC versus tech support scammers

Kevin Townsend, for Security Week, reports on action against tech support scammers in the US and UK. Tech Support Scammers Fined in US, Jailed in UK Kevin says: Ohio Attorney General Mike ...

Kevin Townsend: some actions against tech support scammers

Kevin Townsend, for Security Week, reports on action against tech support scammers in the US and UK. Tech Support Scammers Fined in US, Jailed in UK Kevin says: Ohio Attorney General Mike ...

Scammers and jobhunters

Article for ESET by me: Scammers and jobhunters. Sparked by an article in the Guardian on The scammers gaming India’s overcrowded job market by Snighda Poonam. Hat tip to Steve Burn for ...

‘AdultSwine’ – Android malware with a dirty mind

The Register: ‘Mummy, what’s felching?’ Tot gets smut served by Android app – Google’s Play Store fails again Actually, I didn’t know about felching, either, and I wish I hadn’t looked it ...