Anyone who clicked on the ad was led to a page suggesting that their computers had been infected with malware.
Cyber criminals yesterday set up a fake advert (highlighted) at the top of Google's search results for the retail firm Tech support scams use scare tactics to trick you into paying for unnecessary technical support services that supposedly fix contrived device, platform, or software problems.
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