Scammers, hackers and identity thieves exploit the excessive concern of Internet users about security and virus threats. They act like a group for selling fake antivirus and culling out the personal information of PC users. This organised fraud perpetrated by scammers, hackers and identity thieves is now known as fake antivirus scam. In this scam, a computer user will see a triangular pop-up on their screen and they will receive scam e-mails from unknown sources.

Therefore, it is recommended that you avoid clicking on pop-ups and you shouldn’t open e-mails that are sent from unknown sources. iYogi, through its alerts, advises its users to use an antivirus that is manufactured by a reputed brand. It recommends the use of browsers with advanced security settings and it suggests users to set windows security to the medium level to avoid falling prey to the fake antivirus scam. Read more…