by David Harley Senior Research Fellow at EsetApril 18, 2012 A while ago, I responded to a blog comment promising some thoughts on how to recognize a cold-calling PC support scam. Unfortunately, I wasn't able to do that immediately, and then I was on vacation with no Internet connectivity (I should do that more often!). But then, since the problem isn't going to disappear any time soon, I guess advice on how to recognize it before you hand over any cash isn't going to pass its best-by date too soon, either.Continued here: http://blog.eset.com/2012/04/18/how-to-recognize-a-pc-support-scam
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