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Chrome Bug Allows Tech Support Scammers To Send You Into a Loop
There are a lot of benefits to using Google’s Chrome Browser. One of them; it’s generally pretty efficient at getting you where you want to go. However, a new scam has become a thorn in Chrome’s side in that area. It actually spins the browser into a tizzy and uses all of Chrome’s resources, causing the user to have to shut it down completely by forcing it to quit. But it is relentless. Merely shutting down the browser may not fix it, so don’t get caught out by this one. In this version of the tech support scam, users see a popup claiming to be a Windows Internet Security Alert. It looks pretty authentic and even gives an alert code. But if you go to the link listed, it will put Chrome into a never-ending loop, use 100% of the computer’s resources, and keep you from closing the browser without using a forced option, such as quitting via Windows Task Manager.
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