Tempting to run a similar scheme myself. Magic Beans that import hidden money for Nigeria, improve your sex life and make your PC run faster. But I will probably wait until they are out of Beta.
Miscreants are trying to convince email users that their telephone conversations are being recorded in a ruse designed to scare prospective marks into buying bogus security software. Emails promoting the campaign are laced with a new Trojan horse malware. The Dorf-AH Trojan horse appears as an attachment in emails claiming …
I got this last week and thought it was a new twist on the Social Engineering.
Trusting my own scepticism more than any AV product, I wouldn't have opened this even if I had a real phone line (which are easier to tap than VOIP. 3rd party VOIP is of course easier to eavesdrop than VOIP on DOCSIS or LLU from your own ISP).
I imagine this one will do well.
Fix a picture in your mind of just how gobsmackingly stupid the average person is. Got that? Now realize that, almost by definition of average(*), about half of all people are even stupider than that!
(*) Yes, for the math geeks, that would be the "median" person, not the "average" person. See Figure 1.
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