Tag Archives: Tech Support Scams

26 Fake Indian Tech Support Call Centers Raided By Police; Arrests Made

26 Fake Indian Tech Support Call Centers Raided By Police; Arrests Made One of the most difficult things we have to deal with is when one of our readers falls for one of the many tech support scams that are ubiquitous on the Internet – the one we most frequently help people with is the… Read More »

Several Ways to Close Your Browser Quickly

Several Ways to Close Your Browser Quickly Darcy reminded me of something today … as she always seems to do. And that reminded me to make sure that you all know how to close a browser that has become unresponsive or when you click something and suddenly you’re faced with a tech support scam popup… Read More »

IRS Scams and Tech Support Scams

IRS Scams & Tech Support Scams It’s tax season here in the USA and that means not only do you have to be careful about tech-support / your-computer-is-infected telephone scams, this time of year you have to worry about tax scams and folks impersonating IRS officials. An IRS agent is not going to call you… Read More »

New Tech Support Scam Affects Chrome & Firefox users

New Tech Support Scam Affects Chrome & Firefox users This scam was first reported two days ago ( 6 Feb 2018 ). Since then, it has been discovered that along with Chrome, Firefox and Brave browsers are also affected. This scam works by flooding the browser with 2000 download requests, right after the victim sees… Read More »

Tech Support Scams, Microsoft Support Scams: Scams Scams Everywhere!

Tech Support Scams, Microsoft Support Scams: Scams Scams Everywhere! We published this article in May 2017 – focusing then on the Microsoft support scams going around at the time. This is a big update to that post and we’ve included even more screen shots of Microsoft tech support scams and other tech support scams –… Read More »