Fake Browser Window Used in Tech Support Scam

Q

What is fake browser windows used in Tech Support Scams?

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A

Sometimes malicious Websites uses fake browser windows to simulate a legitimate Website to trick you to believe your computer has been infected with viruses.

The picture below shows you a fake browser window:
Fake Browser Window Used in Tech Support Scam

As you can see from the above picture, the inner window looks a browser window displaying a legitimate Microsoft Website.

This makes you believe that the phone number given on the screen is a legitimate phone number from Microsoft support center.

 

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