July 21, 2022
Several weeks ago I fell for a couple of computer scams, both in one afternoon. One involved an email from what I believed was a reputable antivirus company telling me that it was automatically going to deduct $289.00 from my checking account to renew protection unless I called its number. Before I made the call, I asked Donna if this was our antivirus protector. "Noooo, Rich. That's a scam. Delete the email."
The other popped up when I was investigating the weather and clicked on an advertisement. Suddenly a loud computer voice repetitively bleated that my computer was locked up, that I...