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Watch for Tech Support Scams

The report says consumers are typically lured into the scheme in 4 ways.

Posted: Dec. 14, 2017 6:15 PM
Updated: Dec. 14, 2017 6:15 PM

MEDFORD, Ore. -- The Better Business Bureau is warning about tech support scams.
The report says consumers are typically lured into the scheme in 4 ways:

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- Pop-up ad on a computer,
- Ransomware attached to an email,
- Internet searches for technical support on sponsored links
- Unsolicited phone call from a "technican" claiming to have detected problems with the user's computer

Watch the video above to find out how to protect yourself from technical support scams.

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