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Recipe for Disaster as Tech Support Scammers Use Paid Search

Tech support scammers are purchasing ads on Google and Bing in order to lure people to websites that will display a fake warning page and urge visitors to contact ‘technicians’ using a provided number.

Malwarebytes says scammers have been using this tactic for months. Unsuspecting users that call the fake tech support number end up speaking to scammers who will try to sell them expensive support services.

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