Last Updated: 2012-10-05 17:10:09 UTC
by Adam Swanger (Version: 1)
We previously featured our collection of Fake Tech Support Calls project. This scam is continuing and we are hearing more and more about these calls from both knowledgeable and unsuspecting users with varying levels of success or failure depending on your viewpoint.
This week we feature the initial statistical reporting on the data we collected so far at https://isc.sans.edu/reportfakecallstats.html!
Summary of project with privacy notice, link to submission form and soon-to-come API
Summary Table - https://isc.sans.edu/reportfakecallstats.html#summary
- Total number of submissions collected
- Total number of days collected on
- Average number of submissions per day
Summary of Fields - https://isc.sans.edu/reportfakecallstats.html#fields
Certain fields are multiple choice so we could pull some quick stats on them
More reporting and an API coming soon so stay tuned!
https://isc.sans.edu/diary/Fake+tech+reps+calling/12874 by Daniel Wesemann
https://isc.sans.edu/diary/Fake+Support+Calls+Reported/14215 by Kevin Shortt
https://isc.sans.edu/podcastdetail.html?id=2848 - by Johannes Ullrich
https://isc.sans.edu/podcastdetail.html?id=2539 by Johannes Ullrich
Post suggestions or comments in the section below or send us any questions or comments in the contact form on https://isc.sans.edu/contact.html#contact-form
Adam Swanger, Web Developer (GWEB, GWAPT)
Internet Storm Center https://isc.sans.edu