Tech Support Scams, Two For The Price Of One

If you have read the blog post about Tech Support Scammers using the Winlogon Shell registry value, you know the basics about how this one works. We have reported this site to Yola and are awaiting a reply. This sequence of events is programmed in a simple batch file that opens the site and commands the computer to shut down in 5 minutes.

Image courtesy of malwarebytes.com

Author: WITS Curators

Bo Washington is a Certified Computer Specialist and the owner and operator of Washington IT Solutions, a local Bartlesville computer repair company. He has been fixing computers since the late 90’s and has clocked up thousands of hours performing hardware upgrades, system builds, software installations, virus and spyware removal using the most up to date techniques and general computer services.

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