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Microsoft Product Key Scam – A New Form of Software Piracy

Microsoft is taking hard actions against the illegal sale of individual product keys for Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office. In a press release, Microsoft has pointed out the distribution of false license keys and gives some tips on how to detect fake software: With the blocking of over 50,000 product keys, Microsoft fights against a new form of software piracy. The 25-character code necessary to activate Windows or Office were sold as real licenses. In reality, however, the product keys usually belong to time-limited licenses for trial versions or OEM licenses and have been illegally distributed. In addition, Microsoft has … Continue Reading…

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7 Ways to the Rescue When Your Online Account Gets Hacked

Having your account hacked can be troublesome for both you and your friends, we often tend to panic in these kinds of situations and because of that, we are unable to see the obvious solutions to our problem. So if your account got hacked, relax and follow these tips calmly and patiently to get it back. I’m well aware that time is of the highest importance in these kinds of situations, but if your rush things out you might make things worse than they already are at this moment, I’ll explain what this means in a second. How to know … Continue Reading…

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5 Internet Scams People Generally Fall For – Make Sure You are Not the One!

The Internet offers a wider variety of stuff for each of us! Quite equally, though, there are certain internet scams and threats to stay away from. If you become a victim, you may end up losing your data, privacy, and money. Last time we checked, not many people knew about these Internet scams. How can you stay away from threats if you don’t know what they look like? And, making things worse, there are times when your carelessness goes beyond the notifying powers of antivirus programs. So, we thought of writing an article about the 5 common internet scams people … Continue Reading…

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Tech Support Scams Still Work and Evolve

When advising on the ways to treat suspicious cold calls from individuals impersonating technical support, law enforcement agencies and computer security experts used to recommend users to simply hang up. This tactic, however, doesn’t quite fit into the framework of a recent trend that scammers exercise to rip off gullible people. As opposed to the previously dominating intimidation methodology, some of the newer frauds focus on making potential victims think the perpetrators are there to help. Impostor tech support agents now seem polite, responsive, highly professional and not too obtrusive. The main idea is to evoke empathy and convince people … Continue Reading…