Feb. 1, 2024, 9:18 p.m. | /u/Vazac7

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Hi--I'm an IT consultant who works with individuals mostly. I had a client who got hit with a McAfee scam. The attackers tricked them into installing malware that created a remote control backdoor. Occasionally my client would see the blue "Windows is Updating" screen - which looked real, but in truth the attackers were working \*behind\* the blue screen. They logged into his bank account via Msft Edge during the fake "updating". No bank fraud alerts probably because the IP …

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