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?

  1. My browser home page changed
  2. I thought it was Microsoft, so I let them into my computer
  3. My browser froze with a pop-up, or talked to me