“Scammers are tricking victims into paying $25 for fake security software, ZDNet reports.
According to tech support site BleepingComputer, victims can “trick” the program into shutting down: once they reach the PayPal purchase screen, they can hit Ctrl+O to open a dialogue box, and then enter http://hitechnovation.com/thankyou.txt. This makes the program think they’ve paid the $25, and it shuts down.”
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