How to tackle online fraudsets, by Wisbech computer expert

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In the fortnightly I.T Crowd column, Philip Brooks, of Wisbech’s Diamond Byte Solutions, discusses online attacks (all blogs can be found at diamondbyte.co.uk/blog/)… This week we have come across a nasty little trick on the web. Whilst a customer was clicking through a nonsense click bait story on the internet, a big screen popped up telling them that his Mcafee antivirus had expired and that he had hundreds of viruses on his PC. The message on the pop up told him to phone the number provided on the pop up message for a “premium rate support site”. During the call, he was asked to give the …

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