Authorized Symantec reseller scams users into buying security software

Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by ronjor, Jan 21, 2016.

  1. ronjor

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  2. itman

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    This is a first, I believe? That is an authored retailer engaging in this type of activity.
     
  3. Victek

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    The Silurian Tech Support website was taken down "shortly after" [the scam was discovered]. Still, apparently better vetting is needed to begin with.

    Unfortunately many of these scammers simply lie about their affiliation with a legitimate parent company - usually Microsoft - and people believe them.
     
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