FTC shuts down tech support scam operation

Watchyourbuck has warned in the past about scam calls from people pretending to be with Microsoft or other software companies. Your BBB even got a call from someone trying to pull that scam (We didn’t fall for it). If you give these scammers remote access to your computer, lots of bad things could happen–they could lock…

Netflix phishing scam tricks consumers into calling fake tech support

There is a new scam going around aimed at stealing your files and personal information. If you use Netflix to watch movies and TV shows–and a lot of people do these days–you could be a target. Scammers have been using malware to trick consumers into calling a fake Netflix tech support number, Better Business Bureau warns….

Software refund switcheroo – new twist on the tech support scam

Has anyone else gotten one of those fake tech support calls? I’ve had at least a couple of those. Someone with a strong accent calls and pretends to work for “Windows” or Microsoft Tech Support or whatever, and tries to get you to give them remote access to your computer so they can fix a…