And here’s how you can tell if your computer was infected with malware.
Difficult times push people into getting trapped by “too good to be true” bank offers that guarantee you large amounts of money and have already been pre-approved by the bank.
You even receive papers that are supposed to make you believe that it’s all for real.
However, even if you install a good antivirus program, there is no better way to stay safe from this threat but to avoid the initial infection phase.
Old boundaries and human limitations were dropped, in order for us to have access to almost any information. We must not forget their final target is always our money and there is nothing they won’t do to accomplish their mission.
Here’s the list of online scams to stay away from: Phishing email scams The Nigerian scam Greeting card scams A guaranteed bank loan or credit card scam Lottery scam Hitman scam Romance scams Fake antivirus software Facebook impersonation scam (hijacked profile scam) Make money fast scams (Economic scams) Travel scams Delivery scams Fake news scam Stock market scams Job offer scams SMS Scams (Smishing) According to a recent report released by Wombat Security, the number of phishing emails sent this year was bigger, with a 155% increase compared to 2016.
Source: Mc This is another old scam: the greeting cards that you receive in your email inbox and seem to be coming from a friend.
If you open such an email and click on the card, you usually end up with malicious software that is being downloaded and installed on your operating system.