Scammers are sending out PC Solutions email scam to potential victims. The fake PC Solutions email will claim there a Firewall or Antivirus has been auto renewed and if the recipients need to cancel, they need to either respond to the email, click on a link in the email, or call a telephone number provided in the email. But, this is how the scammers behind the fake email trick their potential victims into calling them.
Once the scammers are contacted, they will attempt to trick their potential victims into giving them account credentials, personal and financial information. They even attempt to trick their potential victims into giving them remote access to their computers using Teamviewer or some other remoter control software or service. But, online users should never do this, because these scammers or cybercriminals can install spyware and malware on their computers and use these malicious software to steal their information or spy on them.
If you have the PC Solutions email scam, please do not follow the instructions in it, just delete it. And, if you thnk you have been scammed, do the following:
- Contact your bank and cancel credit cards
- Uninstall any software the scammer had you download
- Contact an actual computer specialist to run a sweep of your computer
- Change all your passwords