Signs You’re Dealing With an Online Scam

The more activity you do online, the bigger the chance of having to deal with scammers.

Online scams have existed in one form or another since the advent of the internet itself. As the Internet has evolved, scammers have devised new ways to deceive users, and what was relevant ten years ago may not be applicable today. In this post, I have compiled the most current types of online scam and… Continue reading Signs You’re Dealing With an Online Scam

Scam Likely Calls: How to block them?

Since early 90s, scam calls remain a great danger

Have you ever glanced at your phone and seen the caller ID flash “Scam Likely”? Understanding what this alert means, why it appears, and how you can stop these calls is essential for protecting yourself from potential fraud. Here’s everything you need to know about the “Scam Likely” feature. What Does “Scam Likely” Mean? For… Continue reading Scam Likely Calls: How to block them?

Windows Defender Security Warning

Windows Defender label is not always trustworthy

Have you ever encountered a Windows Defender security warning pop-up while browsing? This type of malicious activity is designed to trick you into contacting scammers. Fortunately, you can quickly get rid of it. Here, we will explain how to remove this scam and protect yourself from other viruses. What is the Windows Defender Security Warning?… Continue reading Windows Defender Security Warning

How To Stop McAfee Pop-ups

Sometimes antivirus software solutions display too many popups, and McAfee is no exception.

It’s a good tone to be concerned about safety on the Internet. It’s ok when you have antivirus software installed, and it sometimes sends you a threat alert. However, getting notifications from an application you don’t use or haven’t even installed is a reason to think twice. For example, you may have heard of McAfee,… Continue reading How To Stop McAfee Pop-ups

Fake Virus Alert

If you're not careful, fake virus alert can lead to a real malware infection

Fake virus alerts are a nuisance; if you’re not careful, they can lead to a real malware injection. Hackers create fake virus alerts to deceive victims into clicking on the false virus warnings and inadvertently installing malware. So first, learn the telltale signs of a fake virus and how to deal with it. What is… Continue reading Fake Virus Alert

Crypto Scam Recovery Services

Crypto Scam Recovery

Recently, the FBI reported increased Crypto Scam Recovery services posing as companies offering to recover stolen cryptocurrency funds. These cunning intruders assure victims of cryptocurrency investment scams that they can retrieve their funds. Crypto Scam Recovery According to the same FBI report, losses from cryptocurrency investment scams officially exceeded $2.5 billion in 2022. However, this… Continue reading Crypto Scam Recovery Services

Your Computer is Infected

The guide how to remove "Your Computer is Infected" notifications

Your computer is infected is a campaign of scam pop-up notifications, that aims at tricking users into downloading unwanted programs. Key purpose of the popups is to intimidate people, making them think their system is infected. Let’s debunk this scam by going through each of its steps, and see how to avoid it in future.… Continue reading Your Computer is Infected

Windows Defender Security Warning

One more tech support scam that disguises itself as a notification from Windows Defender

“Windows Defender Security Warning” is a scam website that falsely claims your PC is infected and urges you to contact Microsoft tech support. This scam is part of a larger scheme aimed at deploying unwanted software on users’ devices and extracting money for resolving nonexistent issues. It has been around for some time and targets… Continue reading Windows Defender Security Warning

Top 11 Telegram Scams in 2024

As with most social networks, scammers are looking for ways to lure people out of their hard-earned money, and Telegram is no exception.

With more than 800 million active users, Telegram is one of the most popular messengers in the world. However, its popularity and high level of security have also made it a favorite among hackers and scammers. Scammers use social engineering tactics to get you to reveal personal information (PII) such as your credit card number,… Continue reading Top 11 Telegram Scams in 2024