Business Banking - BLOG
My father called me the other day to tell me he allowed someone he met online to virtually take over his computer. I couldn't believe that he had fallen for that scheme; allowing access to somebody just becasue they promised to make his computer run faster. My brother and I quickly went over to his house to make sure that his computer didn't have any new unwanted software programs that would steal his user names and passwords and ultimately empty his bank accounts.
Technical support scams are popping up more and more - from scammers peddling bogus security software, to setting up fake Websites, to sending alarming messages that your computer is infected.