Over the next 30 days in this series, you’ll be safer from scammers and malware that want to steal your identity and money, and I want to help you. Are you ready to get started?
When I started helping senior citizens with their computer problems, I was shocked to find that 98% of their computers were infected by malicious software! At the time I did not know how these scammers got in. I am now a Certified Malware Removal Specialist who cleans up malware-infested computers and knows how to keep them healthy. I also advise my clients about some simple steps they can take to recognize and avoid the scammers and malware invaders.
I hope you are enjoying your FREE tips 7 Easy Ways to Recognize Scammers and Malware. Here it is again in case you misplaced it 7 Easy Ways to Recognize Scammers and Malware. You will want to keep this handy.
Are you moving toward being able to spot scammers and malware? Check out tip #3 to see if your friends may be sending you malware-infested e-mails. If they have, it might be time for you to think about…
And I’m a little apprehensive to even tell you. But, I want you to recognize scammers and malware to keep your identity and money safe, so I’m not afraid to break the hard news. The biggest blunders senior citizens make are:
- Being too trusting
- Following the scammers instructions
- Clicking on what they shouldn’t
Think about it… most of the time scammers and malware enter your computer because you invited them in!
If you remember in 7 Easy Ways to Recognize Scammers and Malware, one of the best ways to be safe is NOT CLICK on attachments and links in e-mails.
Linda Lindquist, contact us
P.S. If you haven’t joined our Facebook Group KeepingYourComputerHealthy you’ll want to jump in now and get started. I’d love to hear from you – Post how you experienced a scammer or malware?
- My browser home page changed
- I thought it was Microsoft, so I let them into my computer
- My browser froze with a pop-up, or talked to me