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Avoiding tech support scams

By: Carol Kando-Pineda Attorney, Division of Consumer and Business Education
Monday Jul 16th, 2018

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. Scammers pose as big-name companies and use pop-up messages, fake websites, and phone calls to trick you into thinking your computer has an urgent problem.

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