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COMMON SCAMS

Tech Scams

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Technology improvements mean more scamming opportunities are created online. Online scammers have the ability to get any kind of details from your computers including identity theft, information theft, credit card identity theft, business identity theft, credit bureau identity theft, cyber identity theft, etc.  through fake websites and viruses that they create.

Tech scams consist of the following common scams.

Therefore, let’s have a look at each of these tech scams and how to avoid technology scams.

Malware

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Many different software programs are found online. That may seem legitimate but are dangerous cyber scams and can harm your system. Beware because:

Unwanted Software

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Downloads of spyware, unwanted software program’s host among and adware are not useful since they tend to utilize system resources. And then automatically download other unwanted programs that will spy, steal or affect your system performance.

Tips on how to avoid this unwanted software in your system include:

Phishing

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In the phishing scheme, con artist tricks an individual into providing essential details such as PIN numbers, account numbers, social security numbers, and other relevant personal information this leads to identity theft and fraud, credit theft, internet theft, cyber identity theft,credit identity theft, etc.

To be safe, you need to:

Tech Support Scams

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Some con artist who uses tech support scam techniques usually acts as if they are from top companies like Microsoft and that they are calling to report irregular traffic or virus in your system. They claim that they can help solve the issue with an antivirus software or this amount of dollars. So be careful.

To avoid tech support scams, you can:

If you believe you have become a victim of tech support scams, contact scamvictimfighter.com or remove any tracking software by following the steps here.