'Your PC may be infected!' Inside the shady world of antivirus telemarketing

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by ronjor, Jun 10, 2015.

  1. ronjor

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    Isn't this fraud?
     
  3. ArchiveX

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    Oh, yea...:thumb:
     
  4. Brummelchen

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    nothing to add. the major problem is to communicate basic protection features for any kind of system. and as you can rad here https://www.wilderssecurity.com/threads/what-is-your-security-setup-these-days.111264/ there are tons of software and combinations, either paranoid (imo in most cases) or not.

    i'm just telling people "call me if you are interested, otherwise dont bother". i am no expert but >20 years no malware and ~6 years without proactive protection says it all.
     
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    Some nutter at the Register (don't know who it is), spent 5 hours trolling them.

    They got very very ~ Snipped as per TOS ~ off. Learn about all the tactics they use, and have a good laugh along the way (the Darth Vader Voice Box is always a good 'un).


    http://m.forums.theregister.co.uk/post/reply/2527589?
     
  7. roger_m

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    @Emetic I got a good laugh out of that.
     
  8. Keatah

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    I was only able to string them along for an hour and a half. I got bored then. Every time we seemed to be making headway my system crashed and we had to start over.

    I'm surprised the FCC allows this go on
     
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