Hoax.Script.FakeTechnicalSupport

Detect Date 03/10/2021
Class Hoax
Platform Script
Description

This family consists of scripts that display browser pop-ups claiming to be from Microsoft technical support. The pop-ups allege that the user’s computer is infected with malware, and then displays contact information for a fake technical support. When contacted, the scammers try to manipulate the user into sending them money from his or her bank account.

Top 10 countries with most attacked users (% of total attacks)

  Country Percentage of users*
1 Germany 53.41
2 USA 20.72
3 Canada 7.29
4 France 5.13
5 Switzerland 4.68
6 Japan 3.26
7 Austria 2.02
8 Australia 1.52
9 United Kingdom 0.89
10 Belgium 0.86

* Percentage of all unique Kaspersky users worldwide who have been attacked by this malware

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