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Tech Support Scam - Scamming the Scammers
by Rudolf Faix Monday, January 11, 2016 9:42 AM

Tech Support ScamTechnical support tricks are, sadly, a to a great degree regular scourge. Most such tricks are what might as well be called rebel antivirus assaults, which attempt to terrify shoppers into buying useless security software. Both sorts of tricks attempt to make the shopper trust that the guest is by one means or another connected with Microsoft or with a security organization, and every guest tries to persuade or alarm the buyer into surrendering control over his or her PC.

At YouTube are getting already more than 18,000 videos and recordings of tech support scams found. Google also provides 445,000 hits for the exact phrase "Tech Support Scam". For this reason is my sympathy on behalf of defrauded Call Centers in very limited - pity is from my site not available in this case.

An very good example is given by the video "Scamming the Scammers - How to Handle Fake Tech Support Calls" from the user CareyHolzman with more than 360,000 views:

Another nice video with the title "SCAMMER CALLS PRANKSTER - Microsoft Tech Support Scam" from PettyPranks has already more than 825,000 views:

In the video "Microsoft or tech support scam - Locating the scammers" from Jim Browning with more than 440,000 views is the scammer the Ariba Call Center Private Limited from Kolkota, India calling:

The domain registration data from aribacallcenter.in:

Domain ID:D5907184-AFIN
Domain Name:ARIBACALLCENTER.IN
Created On:27-Feb-2012 05:54:23 UTC
Last Updated On:27-Mar-2015 01:11:19 UTC
Expiration Date:27-Feb-2016 05:54:23 UTC
Sponsoring Registrar:Webiq Domains Solutions Pvt. Ltd. (R131-AFIN)
Status:CLIENT TRANSFER PROHIBITED
Registrant ID:DI_9175366
Registrant Name:ajitesh banerjee
Registrant Organization:wishnet
Registrant Street1:1/132 M M Ghosh Road
Registrant Street2:
Registrant Street3:
Registrant City:Kolkata
Registrant State/Province:West Bengal
Registrant Postal Code:700074
Registrant Country:IN
Registrant Phone:+91.3325515940
Registrant Phone Ext.:
Registrant FAX:
Registrant FAX Ext.:
Registrant Email:soumennew@gmail.com
Admin ID:DI_9175366
Admin Name:ajitesh banerjee
Admin Organization:wishnet
Admin Street1:1/132 M M Ghosh Road
Admin Street2:
Admin Street3:
Admin City:Kolkata
Admin State/Province:West Bengal
Admin Postal Code:700074
Admin Country:IN
Admin Phone:+91.3325515940
Admin Phone Ext.:
Admin FAX:
Admin FAX Ext.:
Admin Email:soumennew@gmail.com
Tech ID:DI_9175366
Tech Name:ajitesh banerjee
Tech Organization:wishnet
Tech Street1:1/132 M M Ghosh Road
Tech Street2:
Tech Street3:
Tech City:Kolkata
Tech State/Province:West Bengal
Tech Postal Code:700074
Tech Country:IN
Tech Phone:+91.3325515940
Tech Phone Ext.:
Tech FAX:
Tech FAX Ext.:
Tech Email:soumennew@gmail.com
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Name Server:DNS2.COOLKATA.BIZ
Name Server:DNS3.COOLKATA.BIZ
Name Server:DNS4.COOLKATA.BIZ
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By the large count of videos found at YouTube and search results in Google everybody can see how risky the tech support scam is. With small and easy tools can get the source of the call and the remote access to the victims computer located.

On the other site is the problem that with the amount of scam is India losing their remaining reputation. I think that it would not last long until an example is set for this amount of scam coming from there. Real companies are already not able to make some legal business because nobody trust them for the amount of scammers coming from their country.

Opposite round is everybody guilty by himself if he get scammed from someone located in India. A simple Google search and everybody can find out from where the most of the scam is coming from.

 

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