Tuesday, July 17, 2018

FTC Scam Alert: Avoiding tech support scams

Federal Trade Commission Consumer Information

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

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