2 Facts About Phony Security Alerts

 

Facts About Phony Security Alerts

 

Phony security Alerts are the emails or pop-up windows that seem to be from a reputed hardware or software manufacturers like Microsoft, Dell e.t.c

 

It warns /alerts the user that the system is infected and thus will provide him with attachments or a link in order to patch the system.

Phony security alerts

Scammer suggests the user download and installs those patches. This may end up introducing malware into the system.

 

 

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The trap is that the file contains a malicious program that may, in fact, the user system.

 

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