Tech support scammers lure victims with fake antivirus billing emails - @LawrenceAbrams…
A new tech support scam is targeting people with fake McAfee, Microsoft, and Norton Lifelock billing notices via email, rather then using your typical shady website advertisements.
According to @VadeSecure, they have filtered over 1 million emails so far in this campaign, with it peaking at over 200K emails in a single day.
Calling the listed numbers led to your typical tech support scam where they babble a constant stream of nonsense as they install remote access software (TeamViewer/AnyDesk) on people's computers.
What made this scam stand out, is their use of a sophisticated (and fake) "Sonicwall approved by NSA" scanner. You can't make this stuff up.
The scanner is nothing more than a Bat2Exe executable with a fake exec and a batch file that clears event logs.
Sadly, too many people fall for these scams, especially elderly people who are not comfortable around computers.

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