Hacker Scam Targets East Idaho

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0  Updated at 1:52 pm, May 29th, 2012 By: Managing Editor
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(IDAHO FALLS) – A dangerous online scam is targeting eastern Idaho. KIDK reports that hackers are using a fake company known as “Microsoft Certified” to access computers remotely. Authorities say the scammers are trying to get victims to download a file, which then requires a $250 anti-virus package to remove. Those who have fallen prey to the scam are urged to call the Better Business Bureau at 342-4649.

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