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Computer-Related Scams

Summary While many scams may come to you by email or social media, computer-related scams are those that involve fake messages about your computer. These might be notifications claiming your computer has been locked by Microsoft or an email stating your antivirus subscription payment has been received or is due. Prevention Here are three steps… Continue reading Computer-Related Scams

Your Computer is Locked

Summary You may get a notification on your computer screen stating the computer is locked due to a virus identified on the computer, or some other reason. Microsoft does not lock people’s computers, so that message is an indication that the alert is fake. There might be a request that you “Call Microsoft” with a… Continue reading Your Computer is Locked