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Kids today are so stupid they fall for security scams more often than greybeards

Millennials are more likely to fall for tech support scams than baby boomers, Microsoft says. The findings are revealed in a recent Microsoft study that saw it poll peeps in the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia and nine other countries. Redmond’s not revealed the number of respondents. Tech support scams take on various flavours but often begin with fake blue screen of death advertisement pages warning of malware infections.

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ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Register

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