FTC Announces Crackdown on Computer Speedup/Tech Support Scams – DailyTech

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“Your computer is damaged … we’ll help you fix it.” It’s the latest twist on tech support scams: Scammers sell software online that claims to increase your computer’s performance. They lure you to their websites with pop-up ads or web searches. Then, they tell …
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