Recent cyber crime trends, and new twists to old ones – March 15, 2013
Have you received a phone call allegedly from “Tech Support” from a familiar software company, reporting that a virus has been detected in your computer? And, of course, they can investigate and, for a fee and your credit card details, they can wipe your computer clean.
Have you received phone calls at home or work saying you are delinquent on a payday loan, there is a warrant for your arrest for failure to pay, and the problem can be solved if and when you send THEM money?
Have you received a strange confirmation email from “American Airlines”?
Click here to read more about these and other recent cyber crimes and scam alerts from the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3).