Security Scam of the Week

Compliments of our friends at there is a new social engineering scam attempting to convince end users to update their security software. What's actually happening is the scammers are creating websites that look just like the real sites from security software vendors like Symantec, McAfee, Malwarebytes, Kaspersky and others. When you search for these sites, you could very easily pick the fake site instead of the real one.

These sites will then try to trick you into believing there is a new security software version you urgently need to install. But when you click the download button, a popup shows an 800-number claiming there is something badly wrong with your computer which needs to be fixed immediately before you download the new version.

DON'T be fooled, don't call the number. We strongly encourage you to notify your employees as well.

IT Company customers who are managed by our systems will never have to manually update their security software. That is all managed and automated by our systems.

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May 16th, 2016 |Categories: Malware, Security, Scam, Spyware

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