Skype users, beware of messages like this one: The spamming campaign has surfaced in the last few days and is being propagated via compromised Skype accounts.
The Federal Trade Commission has launched a major international crackdown on tech support scams in which telemarketers masquerade as major computer companies, con consumers into believing that their computers are riddled with viruses, spyware and other malware, and then charge hundreds of dollars to remotely access and “fix” the consumers’ computers.
Following the recent confirmation by a senior intelligence officer with the U.S.
If you have received a private message from another Twitter telling you "lol ur famous now", have followed it to a fake Facebook page requiring you to log into Twitter to see the video in question and have ultimately done what was asked of you, you are in danger of getting your account hijacked and malware installed on your computer, warns GFI's Chris Boyd.
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