Office Depot fined $25m fine for scamming customers with fake malware scans

Nicholas Fearn
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Office Depot used a fake malware scan provided by Support.com to shake-down customers

Office Depot has been fined $25m by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for running fake malware scans on customers' PCs.  The scans, run in conjuction with partner Support.com, warned custome...

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