Category Archives: Scams

Tech Support Scams Continue to Evolve

Tech Support Scams Continue to Evolve One day last week,  I was looking at freeware picks, and site picks, and evaluating them for possible inclusion in our newsletters. I had 12-15 tabs open at the time, when suddenly, what to my bloodshot eyes should appear? This: And accompanying these ominous warnings including “There is a… Read More »

Warning: Beware of Driver Scams 

Warning: Beware of Driver Scams We published this article several months ago…and wouldn’t you know… things have only gotten worse since then. Driver scams abound. There are so many of them out there now, that whenever you search for drivers you’ll find more results for scams and malware than you will for factual, helpful information.… Read More »

Tech Support Scams, Microsoft Support Scams: Scams Scams Everywhere!

Tech Support Scams, Microsoft Support Scams: Scams Scams Everywhere! We published this article in May 2017 – focusing then on the Microsoft support scams going around at the time. This is a big update to that post and we’ve included even more screen shots of Microsoft tech support scams and other tech support scams –… Read More »

Driver Scams Are Thriving… Beware!

Driver Scams Are Thriving… Beware! You know what makes me angry? You know what makes me so angry I could gnaw the bark off a Maple tree? Companies that stoop to fraud and deceit to lure and trick people into downloading, installing or buying something… most of the time something worthless. And few do this better than… Read More »