Discovering SCAMS in Microsoft azure cloud services.

Security researchers MalwareHunterTeam and JayTHL have discovered nearly 200 Web sites hosted on the Azure Services platform App.

These sites display SCAMS, technical support scams. Scammers are fake technical support from Microsoft and Apple.

Microsoft product support scams invade azure cloud services

Technical support scams have always been a problem, but they have generally been localized on small Web hosting services around the world. Researchers have now observed that these scams are increasingly moving towards the Microsoft azure cloud platform to facilitate inexpensive Web hosting and deployment.


Scam is an English slang term meaning "scam" and defining a material or moral Internet scam. The general principle is based on sending emails by scammers looking to gain the trust of people in order to extort money. fraud 419 (also known scam 419, or Nigerian scam) is a common Internet scam. The denomination 4-1-9 just the number of the article of the Nigerian Code sanctioning this type of fraud.

Discovering SCAMS in Microsoft azure cloud services.
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