Author Topic: Tech Support Scammers Invade Spotify Forums to Rank in Search Engines  (Read 59 times)

Offline Bugbatter

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Over the past few months, Tech Support scammers have been using the Spotify forums to inject their phone numbers into the first page of the Google & Bing search results. They do this by submitting a constant stream of spam posts to the Spotify forums, whose pages tend to rank well in Google.

While this behavior causes the Spotify forums to become harder to use for those who have valid questions, the bigger problem is that it allows tech support scammers to rank extremely well and trick unknowing callers into purchasing unnecessary services and software.

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/tech-support-scammers-invade-spotify-forums-to-rank-in-search-engines/

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