Posts Tagged ‘scareware’

Computer Security: Phishing, Scareware and Zombies, Oh My!

July 13, 2016


Each browser has set security features that require the attention of the user, and these may or may not be enabled by default
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Scareware Scam Almost Snags Victim – Flarrio

April 28, 2016


Cybercriminals know that the best way to get their claws on the next victim is to appeal to their emotions, not logic. There are a lot of scary things in life, and one is learning that your computer has been infected with a virus. If this happens, you’re now vulnerable to spending money on gettin…
http://flarrio.com/scareware-scam-almost-snags-victim/

What is Scareware?

April 3, 2016


Scareware is a type of software that appears as a pop-up window on a computer. This software disguises itself as a warning message
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