Scam Alert : Tech Support Scams

Reported by Ed Kushner, Security/Safety Operations Committee

Avoiding tech support scams
July 16, 2018
by Carol Kando-Pineda

Attorney, Division of Consumer and Business Education
You’re working on your computer when, suddenly, a message pops up on the screen: “Virus detected! Call now for a free security scan and to repair your device.” That’s a tech support scam. Don’t call, text, or email. Legit tech support companies don’t operate that way.

This is one of many pop-ups that spread panic when they appear on your screen. Read the entire article to see how you can avoid this Tech Scam. There are other scams that are Tech Support related, this is only one type.

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