Monthly Archives - June 2016

Tech support scams target victims via their ISP – BBC News

The old tech support scam where a fraudster pretends to be a Microsoft agent takes a new turn. A new scam, in which fraudsters pose as legitimate internet service providers to offer bogus tech support, either via the phone or on the net, is on the rise, the BBC has found. It is a twist on an old trick which involved cold-calling a victim - often claiming to represent Microsoft - and charging for fake tech support. The new variants have been [...]