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A new scam that hijacks your Facebook profile, phishes your personal information, and spreads malware has been circulating on Facebook which claims otherwise. The $100 Kroger Coupon scam claims that Facebook users can receive a free $100 Kroger Coupon by visiting specific webpages.
Beware of Southwest Airlines Facebook scams that are designed to phish personal information and spread malware. Southwest Airlines Facebook scams are growing every day and there is a variety of different types of Southwest Airlines scams on the social media website.
There is a new Facebook scam that hijacks Facebook accounts and spams the victims news feeds with disturbing images of individuals with holes in their skin. Usually there will be text below the image that says something similar to [18+ VIDEO] You will never use this shampoo after viewing this video.
You may have received a fraudulent email with the subject line “Love Target?” from a sender titled Target Shopping Survey (or firstname.lastname@example.org) that claims you can complete a Target shopping survey in order to claim a Target gift-card. If you did receive an email claiming to be from Target that provides instructions to complete a shopping survey in order to obtain a gift-card ignore it! The email is a common Target scam that is circulating after the recent Target customer data breach.
The recent Target data breach that leaves Target customers at risk of serious credit and identity theft crimes has caused another large issue for Target customers. Criminals are now taking advantage of the current situation regarding stolen Target customer information, such as full names, email addresses, home addresses, credit information, and more, by masquerading as Target themselves.
If you receive an unsolicited phone call from an unknown person claiming to be from Microsoft, your Internet Service Provider (ISP), your computer manufacturer (ie: Dell, HP, Toshiba) and further stating that multiple issues have been detected on your computer, including computer viruses, malware, and trojans and you must install AMMY from www.ammyy.com to allow them a remote connection to your computer hang up – this is a scam! These phone calls are fake! This is a common scam referred to as the AMMYY scam. Please note that the developers of the software AMMYY have no involvement with these scams; however, if you do find that AMMYY software is on your system immediately uninstall it and proceed with further safety instructions detailed below.
If you receive an unsolicited phone call from an unknown person claiming to be from Microsoft and further stating that multiple issues have been detected on your computer, including computer viruses, malware, and trojans hang up – this is a scam! These phone calls are fake! Microsoft will not call you, Microsoft does not operate personal computer security in such a manner. It is true that Microsoft Windows will send anonymous crash reports (etc.) if a user chooses the option; however, the anonymous information collected in such reports does not give Microsoft access to your telephone number.