Seniors, beware of online fraudsters (Jan. 26, 2022)
January 26, 2022
I work with computers. I’ve developed software for over 45 years.
Since 2013, I’ve provided a service to help people, typically those I know, with repairing, upgrading and fixing issues with computers.
During this time, I’ve assisted numbers of people, typically older like me, with issues resulting from fraud. The fraud typically comes from one of two sources, with a third un-computer-related worthy of note.
The first is a web page that comes up saying there is a problem of some sort with the computer and that you should contact the linked security service to have the probl...