Norton Security Scam Email - Protect Yourself

If you have received fake emails about an auto-renewal of Norton Life Lock or Norton Security subscription requesting payment, remote access to your computer, or ask you to cancel, it is a scam.

Norton Security Scam Email - Protect Yourself

The fake emails are incredibly convincing, unless of course you are knowledgeable enough to realize it's a scam.

How the Norton Life Lock Scam Works

If you click the link in the fake Norton Lifelock email, it will take you to a webpage where you'll be asked for personal information and credit card. This is how they steal your information.

Also, if the requested information is submitted, a tech support scammer will contact you claiming there was an error with the submitted information and will ask you for remote access to your computer. If access is given, the scammer will install spyware which steals personal information.

How to Protect Yourself

NortonLifeLock will never ask you to give them access to your computer or wire funds through services such as Western Union or send a cashier’s check. Most any request to do so is likely coming from a hacker or scammer. Similarly, NortonLifeLock will never request payment using cryptocurrency, or electronic gift cards. Finally, NortonLifeLock will not ask you to send funds to a PayPal, Zelle, Venmo, CashApp or other such payment service. Any communication of this type is a red flag that you are dealing with a scammer and not a real NortonLifeLock representative.

Protect yourself by ignoring suspicious emails or texts purporting to be from NortonLifeLock. If the message is using scare tactics or threats, or asks for personal or financial information, it is not from NortonLifeLock. If you receive a suspicious email or text message, don’t respond, click any links, or open attachments.

Don’t sign in to your account from a link in a suspicious message. To sign on, go to www.norton.com or www.lifelock.com by typing the address into your browser directly, and sign in from there.

Don’t use search engines to get customer support numbers. Log-in directly to your account and navigate from there to access support.

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  • November 24, 2021 at 9:49 AM by info

    Just received this scam:

    "Norton Order Summary (Order #9492184)

    Norton Support Team simmmarvin781@gmail.com

    Your Order Information are as follows:

    Purchase ID : 551IE09OWHZ

    Sum Amount Paid : $ 349.99

    Client Number : xzai683

    Hello,

    Thank you for your purchase of Norton 360 for Gamers Annual Plan. Your charge of $349.99 was successfully received.

    Please allow upto 3 Days for this payment to reflect in your account.Your Plan will expire in 365 Days from today.

    Thank You for choosing Norton as your Security Provider.

    What we are offering you to make your experience better

    ✓ Benefit from Norton’s years of experience in machine learning, our powerful cloud scanning engines, and virtualized environments that sandbox and emulate many key OS systems.

    ✓ Automated tools that help improve performance for resource-hungry apps and free up bandwidth while you’re browsing

    ✓ Keep your data and devices safe and optimized with Norton Ultimate, a comprehensive suite that ensures you can handle everything the digital world throws at you.

    ✓ Secure Shopping lets you shop and bank online with confidence. This breakthrough technology isolates your browser inside a secure container which cannot be hacked, tracked or viewed by malware or internet thieves.

    If you require any assistance with your problems you can contact us: 1 833-3572-731

    At Your Service,

    Norton Helpline No.: 1 833-3572-731

    © 2021 NortonLifeLock Inc."

  • August 18, 2021 at 4:01 AM by info

    I received this scam:

    "From: Order Info toniwilson8498@gmail.com

    To: undisclosed-recipients:

    Date: 08/17/2021 3:25 PM

    Subject: Summary of Your Order & Tracking ID UJRDE-H8PST5W7-F4F6RSK2

    M NortonLifeLock

    Dear Customer,

    Congratulations! Your Norton Life Lock account has been successfully renewed for 379.99 USD & Your

    Unique Product ID NOR87HY. If you have any questions about this renewal kindly call below

    Toll-Free Number.

    Issues with this transaction?

    You have 24-48 hours from the date of the transaction to open a dispute.

    For More Information Contact Us:- 1-866-861-5169"

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