US software giant Microsoft is suing alleged scammers who phone people pretending to represent the firm and offer bogus technology support. The callers ask to take over a home computer and demand money to fix it. Some then install viruses as well.
Microsoft files suit against alleged tech support scammersReseller News
Microsoft begins war against fake phone tech support scamsThe Register
Microsoft Sues to Stop Tech-Support Impersonator Using NameBusinessweek
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