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Help me troll a scammer lol

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anguilla1980    18

So I got a call at work today from a guy in India saying he is a low-level Dell tech and wanted me to check services. I shined him on pretending to do what he said and he's going to call me back on Friday.

 

I'm looking for ideas and way to totally screw with him.  

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Mindovermaster    1,432

I don't believe we are allowed to disclose this with you...

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Nick H.    8,710

Friday?! They're playing the long game, or did you play it too clever?

 

@MindovermasterI don't see why not? Toying with scammers is always fun.

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Buttus    1,066

check out some videos on youtube for some ideas.  they get them good quite a few times.

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Jim K    10,501

Yea, there is a plethora of videos out on the YouTube of folks messing with tech support scammers.  Simply, set up a VM with Windows (or Linux) and watch the Scammer do their work.  Make it more interesting by disabling access to such things as Services, the cmd prompt, etc., and watch them struggle to show you that you have a virus.  

 

https://www.youtube.com/user/LewissTech/videos

 

^^ that guy has a bunch of videos which may give you some helpful ideas.

 

Personally, I wouldn't bother (maybe I'm just old now).  I'm positive, as long as the host isn't exposed (for example shared drives), that they wouldn't be able to get to the host but I still wouldn't risk it....because what if they do? 

 

"Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves."

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notta    47

Yea it's been pretty played out at this point. Most of the videos are the same. They now come in and the first thing they do is launch System Information to see if the system is a VM. Your only hope is to try changing the VM manufacturer and model. The people are so obvious now by asking the most stupid questions that it makes it obvious. If you really want to ###### them off then just keep them online as long as you can. Keep giving them the wrong credit card information but act like it's legit. They have seen it all at this point so hit them where it hurts and that's by taking their time. Less people to scam in a day because they are tied up with you.

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anguilla1980    18

I have a Qubes OS notebook so I created a fresh Windows 10 HVM, made a limited access account for them, named the profile ur######inmom, made the wallpaper gay Indian porn, put a file on the desktop named Passwords, a folder named child porn, etc. you get the idea. I'm just going to make it as uncomfortable as possible for this guy and I'll be laughing my ass off with friends at the office watching it LOL!

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Brandon H    1,958

:laugh:

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CrossCheck    287
11 minutes ago, anguilla1980 said:

I have a Qubes OS notebook so I created a fresh Windows 10 HVM, made a limited access account for them, named the profile ur######inmom, made the wallpaper gay Indian porn, put a file on the desktop named Passwords, a folder named child porn, etc. you get the idea. I'm just going to make it as uncomfortable as possible for this guy and I'll be laughing my ass off with friends at the office watching it LOL!

Maybe you would be better off labeling the folder Bovine porn since cows are sacred in india.

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notta    47
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named the profile ur######inmom, made the wallpaper gay Indian porn

Honestly, I think this is going to be a short call if you do the wallpaper idea. As soon as they see the wallpaper they'll end the session or try to destroy the OS. They get really frustrated when they think they are so close to getting the money but the money never actually comes through. Act like your loaded. Have investment and stock files all over the place. Don't forget the confidential folder. When they offer you the 1 year or 3 year protection say "do you have a lifetime plan? 10k? No problem. Where do I sign up?"

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anguilla1980    18

YOU ARE A MAD GENIUS! I'll do that, haha!

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+Mirumir    5,629

 

:laugh:

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notta    47
26 minutes ago, Mirumir said:

 

:laugh:

This was hilarious. His delivery was great. Nice post.

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