This month’s security awareness newsletter from SANS Institute focuses on “scareware”.
Cyber criminals have learned that the easiest way to infect your computer or steal your money is to simply ask. Scareware is a common way they do this – by tricking you into thinking your computer is infected when it’s really not. They then rush you into taking hasty actions so they can take advantage of you. This story is based on real events that happened to real people.
Read the newsletter here: SANS OUCH! Newsletter | Scareware: A Story | April 2023