Blue screen of death with a support number? Beware the malware scam

In the old days tech support scammers called you up on the phone, trying to dupe you into believing your Windows PC had malware on it.. Now they trick you into calling them…

David Bisson reports.

Microsoft pulls Windows RT 8.1 Update after tablets blue screen

Microsoft has been forced to halt downloads of Windows RT 8.1 operating system, after users experienced what Microsoft describes as a “situation” with the free update.

Will Windows 8’s new interface herald full-screen scareware?

Could the new simplified Windows 8 interface lead to a wave of new scareware/fake anti-virus attacks?

With Microsoft’s Metro interface designed for full-screen apps, the temptation for hackers may be too great.

Download your very own Black Screen of Death

Read more in my article at Naked Security.