Scams Allows Caller to Have Access to Victim’s PC

Scams Allows Caller to Have Access to Victim's PC via remote desktop , this new threat is nothing new, It's actually pretty old trick which was first introduce via fake tech support email, which warn victims that their computer are infected with some type of virus or spyware and need to download some program to fix/correct the problem, which is actually a remote desktop software that give scammers complete access to your computer . Feel free to read the article below for more information about this scam .

"According to the BBB, in this tech support scan, often referred to as the Windows or Microsoft scam, the person calling says your computer has a serious virus or other problem that needs to be fixed immediately and directs the person to download a program that gives the caller remote access to log in to the computer.

The BBB said if the victim follows the caller’s instructions, a stranger will be given access to all data on your computer including pictures, passwords, documents, email and other information. This puts the victim at risk for identity theft. These callers do not work for a tech company.

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