Attackers using call centres to trick you warns Microsoft

Microsoft warns attackers use a call centre to trick you

Microsoft’s cybersecurity researchers are now on the hunt for BazarCall, a criminal group of attackers using call centres to infect PCs with malware called BazarLoader – a malware loader that’s been used to distribute ransomware.

BazarCall (or Bazacall) actors have been active since January and were notable because they used call center operators to guide victims into installing BazarLoader on to a Windows PC.

Beware of phishing emails claiming your free trial subscription is over and that urge you to call a number to cancel it before you get slugged with monthly fees.

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