Google Unwillingly Redirects Users to a Tech Support Scam

in technology •  5 years ago 

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Tech support scams have been a plague for many years now. Victims are either called on the phone or redirected to malicious websites posing as legitimate technical support platforms. Things are only getting worse over time, by the look of things. More specifically, Google Ads redirects users to tech support scam sites as of right now. These results relate to Google searches for “Target”, a famous US retailer.


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