Mcafee Renewal Email Scam - Total Protection Automatic Subscription

Scammers are sending thousands of "Mcafee Renewal" email scams to potential victims. The Mcafee scam emails claim that subscriptions need renewing or that renewal payment methods have failed, and ask people to re-enter them. The scams are very convincing emails, using McAfee's company logo and similar text to their official mailing emails. They are very repetitive, often with false but dire warnings of your computer not being protected or vulnerable to any number of virus and hacker threats. In reality, these emails are the threats.

Mcafee Renewal Email Scam - Total Protection Automatic Subscription

A Mcafee Renewal Email Scam

 Mcafee Renewal Email Scam

Scammers and hackers are targeting Mcafee's brand, as it is a protection package often pre-installed on many new PCs and laptops, and many people leave it on by default.

Do not enter your bank or card details under any circumstances, as thousands of people worldwide have already lost millions collectively, and your bank account or credit cards could be next.

It is much safer to use the application on your PC/laptop (if you use McAfee) to check your current subscription status. That will tell you how many days you have left of your annual usage, and you can link from the installed app to a genuine and secure payment page.

Some emails are also offering technical support to connect to your computer to supposedly 'help' you install new versions of McAfee.

Do not answer those connection requests or respond to phone calls as these hackers can take control of your computer and steal your data. Or they can encrypt it, and will then demand money for unlocking it, with no guarantee that they will.

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  • December 20, 2021 at 6:05 PM by info

    "Sent: Friday, December 17, 2021, 01:54:38 PM EST

    Subject:

    McAfee

    Together is power.

    Thank You for subscribing to us!

    Below are your Invoice details

    Product

    Mcafee Security Analytics

    Product Key

    SDU7-O7EA-NBRG-NRPX

    Devices

    Multiple

    Amount

    $340

    Dear georgerhorvath@yahoo.com,

    Your existing subscription with us expired today and has been auto-renewed by us, according to our License agreement. We've successfully received the renewal fee of $340 from your registered bank account via TXN ID A9T44GFCYIB4. Reach out to us for more details.

    Support Helpline : (855) 743-8844

    If you did not authorize this transaction, immediately reach our executives at the Tollfree number provided above. Your subscription will be cancelled and a full refund will be initiated from our end. 

    With Gratitude,

    Team McAfee."

    Another scam.

  • November 22, 2021 at 1:57 PM by info

    The telephone number(1-803-887-8044) in the email is a fake technical support or customer service line. If you call the number, you will contact the scammers instead of McAfee.

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Mcafee Renewal Email Scam - Total Protection Automatic Subscription