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Telephony scams: Your machine told them it was infected? ...

Postby MysteryFCM » Tue Jan 17, 2012 9:09 pm

It's been a while since I've written anything here, and as I'm taking a break from work, I thought I'd write something, in case you'd forgotten either about this site, or the scammy folks in Kolkata. First and foremost, a little note for those wondering - Staffordshire Council have removed the PDF, presumably due to too much traffic, but you can still find it here;*/http:/ ... 04/90090/*

Now, on to the subject at hand. Scams have been around longer than most of us have been alive, and telephony scamms, are almost as old as I am. However, this begs the question of why people are still falling for them? The folks in Kolkata for example, who seem to be using a variety of company names (and nope, I'm not referring to the names of the companies they tell you they're from when they cold call you), for example eFix (Ref), have been getting progressively more prolific over the past few years, and this doesn't seem to be waning.

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