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Symantec Disavows Business Partner Caught Running a Tech Support Scam (malwarebytes.org) 85

An anonymous reader writes: Malwarebytes has caught one of Symantec's resellers running a tech support scam that was scaring users into thinking they were infected with malware and then graciously offering to sell Symantec's security software at inflated rates. Malwarebytes played along with their scam and found out the company behind it was Silurian Tech Support, located somewhere in North India. Symantec told El Reg that it terminated the reseller's contract and will work with law enforcement to defend its brand and intellectual property.
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Symantec Disavows Business Partner Caught Running a Tech Support Scam

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