Scammers are out there but sometimes they get trapped

Technical support scams are the bottom of the barrel for¬†cyber-crime. Using well-worn social engineering techniques that generally only work on the least sophisticated computer users, these bootleg call-center operations use a collection of commercially available tools to either convince their victims to pay exorbitant fees for “security software” or extort them to gain control of their computer. And yet, these schemes continue to rake in cash for scammers. ¬†Read More