got a phone call from a gentleman with a pronounced accent wanting to help me with my virus problem … You didn’t know I had a virus problem? Neither did I, but he assured me that I was spraying malware all over the part of town I live and work in.
…Hanging on the Telephone, By David Harley, Urban Schrott and Jan Zeleznak…As if fake anti-virus products weren’t bad enough, nowadays we have unsolicited phone-calls from fake AV helpdesks. ESET researchers tell you more about support scams…
<h3><a class="wls-article" href="https://www.welivesecurity.com/2011/03/04/heres-my-support-desk/">Here’s my support desk!</a></h3><a class="wls-link" href="https://www.welivesecurity.com" target="_blank" >BY WELIVESECURITY.COM - security news, views and insight from ESET experts</a></div>