Tech Kangaroos: wish they’d hop it?

Malwarebytes describes getting the jump on a group apparently responsible for impersonating legitimate security companies. Well, that sort of impersonation is pretty standard for tech support scammers, but in this case Malwarebytes is talking about ‘a fraudulent page which the crooks built by stealing the graphics from the Malwarebytes website and altering it to trick people into calling a toll-free number.’

And not only Malwarebytes. The article includes some screenshots of fake sites impersonating Microsoft, AVG, Kaspersky, ESET and so on.

Here’s the Malwarebytes article: The hunt for tech support scammers. Commentary by SC Magazine: Scammers impersonate legit cyber-security companies

Added to tech support resources page.

David Harley

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