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July 2012

Support scams: social engineering update

More cold-call/support scam information.

Final DNSChanger warning

It’s here, folks! If the replaced DNSChanger servers don’t get another deadline extension, more than 500,000* computers may not be able to reach their configured DNS service after next Monday, July 9, 2012.  In other words, it will be practically impossible for the users of those computers to surf the Internet using human friendly domain

All Carberp botnet organizers arrested

Carberp is a unique case, with all the guys who organized really big botnets and made big profits (millions of US dollars) being arrested.

Support Scammer Update: Misrepresenting Task Manager

David Harley describes a support scam that uses a slightly different twist, misrepresenting the output from Windows Task Manager.

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