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June 25, 2019 - We take a deep dive into the recently reported Azure-hosted tech support scam pages, identifying this as one of the most successful scam campaigns in use today.

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September 20, 2018 - Thousands of WordPress sites have been injected with the same malicious redirection. We review the infection details and the malicious traffic leading to browser lockers.

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September 13, 2018 - Tech support scammers belonging to the Partnerstroka group are once again abusing browsers, this time with a new browlock feature to reel in more victims, in one of the biggest campaigns we've ever tracked.

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May 11, 2018 - We've removed our blacklist of recognized tech support scammers from our tech scam support page. Here's what we're doing instead.

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May 8, 2018 - The same group behind the Shoppers Stop tech scam campaign is at it again, injecting malicious ad code into thousands of sites and redirecting to a templated warning page.

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March 9, 2018 - Almost two years after exposing a group of tech support scammers, we stumbled upon them again, this time under the moniker GeeksHelp.

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February 6, 2018 - Browsers are usually the first point of contact between victims and threat actors. With a few bits of code, crooks manage once again to freeze Google Chrome and scare users into calling for assistance.

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December 20, 2017 - Closing tech support scam pop-ups is becoming more challenging as crooks come up with more tricks for browser lockers.

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December 15, 2017 - Watch as a Malwarebytes researcher catches a rather rude tech support scammer from AmericaGeeks in the act.

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