Beware of tech support imposter scams

Beware of Tech Support Imposters

Some scammers call and claim to be computer techs associated with well-known companies like Microsoft or Apple. Other scammers send pop-up messages that warn about computer problems. They say they’ve detected viruses or other malware on your computer. They claim to be “tech support” and will ask you to give them remote access to your computer. Eventually, they’ll diagnose a non-existent problem and ask you to pay for unnecessary – or even harmful – services.  They are Tech Support Imposters.  The FTC breaks it down nicely, and provides instructions on how to identify these imposters, and how protect yourself if you get scammed.  For more, follow the link.

https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0346-tech-support-scams

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