ParetoLogic facing complaint of alleged wrongdoing

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 09 Jun 2020 15:00:00 +0000

After Revenuewire settled with the FTC, its sister company ParetoLogic has to appear in court. They are sued in a US class-action by a disgruntled customer.

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RevenueWire to pay $6.7 million to settle FTC charges

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 12 May 2020 15:30:00 +0000

The FTC filed a complaint against payment provider RevenueWire and its CEO for laundering credit card payments and facilitating and assisting in fraud.

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WOOF locker: Unmasking the browser locker behind a stealthy tech support scam operation

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 16:00:00 +0000

We reveal the inner workings of WOOF locker, the most sophisticated browser locker campaign we’ve seen to date. Learn how this tech support scam evades researchers and ensnares users by hiding in plain sight.

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Recipe for success: tech support scammers zero in via paid search

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2019 15:00:00 +0000

We take a deep dive into the recently reported Azure-hosted tech support scam pages, identifying this as one of the most successful scam campaigns in use today.

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The lazy person’s guide to cybersecurity: minimum effort for maximum protection

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 17:00:00 +0000

How can we help our less tech-savvy friends stay more secure online? By giving them a lazy person’s guide to cybersecurity, we can offer maximum protection for minimal effort.

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Tech Support Scams: What are They and How do I Stay Safe?

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 14:55:42 +0000

If you read this blog regularly you’re no doubt aware that cyber-criminals are a determined bunch, with a large range of tools and tactics at their disposal to rob you of your identity and hard-earned cash. Tech support scams (TSS) are an increasingly popular way for them to do just this. In 2017, Microsoft Customer…

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Christmas tech scams roundup

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2018 17:30:14 +0000

What’s under the Christmas tree? It’s worse than lumps of coal, it’s a not very festive assortment of tricks and scams designed to give you a festive season hangover.

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Browlock flies under the radar with complete obfuscation

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Mon, 05 Nov 2018 20:37:26 +0000

A new browlock (browser locker) steps up the game once more with soup to nuts obfuscation. Learn more about how it works and what you can do to protect against it.

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