iYogi Fraud Protection: Read iYogi Alerts to Combat Browser Fraud
iYogi shares the modus operandi of such scams and frauds. Browser hijacking and fraud is claiming thousand of victims daily. Hijackers are now able to access the browser through various programs that are installed on one's computer. Many are unaware of the existence of browser fraud. Are there any ways in which one can tell if his or her browser has been hijacked? Fortunately, there are several ways in which one can tell if their browser has been hijacked. Let's take a look at them.
• Browser Favorites: Are there any strange pages or sites within your browser favorite section? Seeing any strange sites or pages within your browser section is probably a strong indication of browser fraud.
• Computer Running Slowly: Is your computer running slowly? A slow running computer is normally an outcome of browser fraud.
• How is one susceptible to becoming a victim of browser fraud? Downloading free games and software is the most common ploy used by browser hijackers. Some free games and software have hidden spyware that attaches itself to the browser. Being prudent about downloads is the most effective way of combating browser fraud. Read more>>
Here’s what a typical message looks like:
Sample Email 1
Get your 5,000USD bonus in here
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Warning: This message may not be from whom it claims to be. Beware of following any links in it or of providing the sender with any personal information. Learn more
Transfer money to your account. Proceed here.
Ever been a victim of a Browser fraud? Did scammers try to take charge of your Internet Browser using malicious software? The consequences of such frauds can be ghastly, leading to a situation where scammers can control the settings and display of your page while you are surfing the web. Write to iYogi and share your worst Browser fraud experience. We will publish your story and bring such fraudulent scams to light!