Most technical support scammers attempt to use scare tactics to gain access to your computer remotely in order to “fix” something on your machine.
The most common scam script is to pretend to be Microsoft, Google, or another industry giant. Please remember, these companies will never call you unless you have set up a support call with them. Typically speaking, you can only set up such calls if you are using one of their paid products.
In the video above, I go over 5 tips to help you understand how to avoid technical support scams and keep yourself, and your information, safe and secure.