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Fake Antivirus Software and Fake Tech Support Teaming Up to Ruin PC Users’ Lives

May 19th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Affordable PC Repair Blog | 0 Comment

Fake Antivirus Software and Fake Tech Support Teaming Up to Ruin PC Users’ Lives

Fake antivirus software has been an incredibly annoying problem for many years. But today, fake antivirus software is becoming more frustrating than ever thanks to the increasing cleverness of scam artists, who now use ‘free’ tech support calls to try to lure users into installing crapware onto their machines. How it works -First, the user will accidentally download some type of virus file.

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New scam charges computer users hundreds of dollars for fake remote tech support

Oct 5th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Easy PC Repair | 0 Comment

New scam charges computer users hundreds of dollars for fake remote tech support

Over the past few years, policing agencies have received a growing number of complaints about a sophisticated remote support software scam. The scam targets computer users who have been experiencing problems with their computers recently. However, these computer problems are not occurring through any fault of the user. Instead, they’re created by a new virus that has targeted thousands of com

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