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What happens if you play along with a Microsoft 'tech support' scam?

Wired: A senior security researcher from Malwarebytes has played along with a Microsoft technical support scammer, documenting the whole episode in a video, to showcase the social engineering that takes place.

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deadman1211204d ago

wow that was hilarious, the technician is always correct haha!

forum671204d ago

Trust me I am an Engineer !

KingPin1204d ago

i thought this was epic

https://soundcloud.com/g3ks...

listen to it. i know its 45mins long but damn, its hilarious.

extermin8or1203d ago (Edited 1203d ago )

ahh I had one of these phonecalls last summer, was 5th time they'd phoned- but i'd never answered before, I had them on the phone for two hours pissing around pretending i was a computer illiterate moron, before revealing I knew exactly what they were trying to pull and to piss off- they never phoned again ;) from me however they wanted remote access lol talk about making it obvious-they wanted me to sign into bank account or whatever ready to make a payment-then give them remote access hahahahahaha wow I really hope no one falls for that.
edit:oh I saw the end of the video.

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