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1windows defender scam email
Windows Defender Email Scam? Got this in email today and don’t even have the service.. From: Windows To: Date: May 19, 2020 at 10:06 AM Subject: We have charged you $299 . Refund and Cancel the Renewal Dear Customer,
https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/windows-defender-email-scam/f63b9842-26bf-4b26-bb43-4c1182542222

2windows defender scam email
I recently received this email “DEAR CUSTOMER, We Thank you on the completion of your 5.2 year Windows Defender protection plan with STAR SHINE WEB. We have charged you $800.00 for the 5.2 years of subscription from your account. We tried to contact you on your register number for queries but could not get through.
https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/window-defender/9dc52844-e33d-4c89-901b-d383b5d529d7

3windows defender scam email
From: Windows To: Date: May 19, 2020 at 10:06 AM Subject: We have charged you $299 Refund and Cancel the Renewal Dear Customer, We Thank You on the completion of your 1 year Windows Defender protection plan with 24/7 technical support.
https://windowsbb.com/threads/355327/

4Windows Defender

The “Windows Defender Alert” is a Tech-Support-Scam, which is triggered by a corrupted web domain to which your web browser was redirected after clicking on a malicious link or a potentially unwanted program, namely adware.
https://ugetfix.com/ask/how-to-fix-windows-defender-alert-scam/

5windows defender scam email
Windows Defender engineer Erik Wahlstrom explains email and web chat scams – how to spot them, what to do if you see one, and how to protect your online safety.
https://community.windows.com/en-us/videos/staying-safe-from-email-chat-scams/amkejUbjpuo

6windows defender scam email
Victim Location 46001 Type of a scam Tech Support We purchased windows from Renewal by Andersen which is a midwest company in June of 2019 so they are a year old received an email from Windows Defender Team for a protection plan $299.00 which they say will be charged to my credit card I have been checking and it is not on there yet.
https://www.scampulse.com/microsoft-windows-defender-reviews

7windows defender scam email
Windows Defender engineer Erik Wahlstrom shows you some ways to spot and avoid technical support call scams, and what to do if you get a scam call. Staying safe from email & chat scams Windows Defender engineer Erik Wahlstrom explains email and web chat scams – how to spot them, what to do if you see one, and how to protect your online safety.
https://community.windows.com/en-us/search?q=scams&_escaped_fragment_=

8windows defender scam email
The “Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection” email below, which asks recipients call telephone number +1 877-295-2322 is a scam. The fake email is being sent by cybercriminals who are attempting to trick their potential victims into giving them access to their computers, and stealing their account credentials, personal and financial information.
https://www.onlinethreatalerts.com/article/2020/7/24/windows-defender-advanced-threat-protection-scam/

9Phishing

Microsoft Edge and Windows Defender Application Guard offer protection from the increasing threat of targeted attacks using Microsoft’s industry leading Hyper-V virtualization technology. … Submit phishing scam emails to Microsoft by sending an email with the scam as an attachment to: phish@office365.microsoft.com.
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/security/threat-protection/intelligence/phishing

10windows defender scam email
It blocks known support scam sites using Windows Defender SmartScreen (which is also used by Internet Explorer). Furthermore, Microsoft Edge can stop pop-up dialog loops used by these sites. Turn on Windows Security real-time antivirus protection in Windows 10. It detects and removes known support scam malware.
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4013405/windows-protect-from-tech-support-scams

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1sabbar: Your Windows Defender doesn’t need renewal
The first is an email scam that claims to be Microsoft warning you that your Windows Defender needs to be renewed for $199. The second is a phone scam that claims to be Apple tech support claiming that your iCloud account has been breached and needs attention before you use any Apple device again.
https://www.kenoshanews.com/business/sabbar-your-windows-defender-doesn-t-need-renewal/article_b3a8d2f4-51b8-56c8-b975-74f0ca095ac1.html
Published Date: 2020-08-15T21:45:00.0000000Z

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1List of confidence tricks
Confidence tricks and scams are difficult to classify, because they change often and often contain elements of more than one type. Throughout this list…
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List of confidence tricks

2Mac Defender
Apple users hit by second Mac malware scam". Christian Science Monitor Horizons blog. 26 May 2001. "New Mac Defender Variant, MacGuard, Doesn’t Require Password…
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mac Defender

3Comparison of antivirus software
The term "Email Security" refers to the protection of emails from viruses and malware, while "AntiSpam" refers to the protection from spam, scam and phishing…
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison of antivirus software