Did you receive an email from an unknown contact claiming that your McAfee subscription has expired and you need to renew it? Read this review to find out why you should be wary of such mails.
What is McAfee Antivirus Emails
McAfee Antivirus Emails are fraudulent mails sent by scammers to get your personal information so they can use it to scam you. They come in form email from an unknown contact claiming that your subscription to McAfee has been renewed , The phishing emails have, unsurprisingly, nothing to do with McAfee. They are however links created by the scammers to obtain personal information from unsuspecting people. The link however links to other phishing websites that trick victims and also hacks their personal information.. However when one clicks on the links they inadvertently send their information to the scammers who uses it fraudulently.
The McAfee Antivirus mails often times contains viruses, spywares, malwares, which are harmful to devices and can hack and destroy a device. They come in different variations but have same trends.
The best thing you can do when receiving an email like this is to block the sender and delete it. If you call the number, the person on the other end will often try to assist you. They will insist they need your banking details to verify the account and issue a refund. But this is all part of the scam. Norton is aware of the scam and have set up a website so users can verify the emails.
You may also get other similar mails as they come in various form, it is in your own best interest that you don’t click on it, simply delete it and inform others so they don’t fall victim. If you call the number, the person on the other end will often try to assist you. They will insist they need your banking details to verify the account and issue a refund. But this is all part of the scam. The goal here is to lure unsuspecting victims to contact the scammers to try to obtain a refund. This would result in the theft of money from the consumer’s financial accounts.
The best course of action is to delete scam emails that make claims about Norton, renewals, and refunds.
From the Foregoing, it is clear that the McAfee Emails is a phishing scam, Users should not click on the link if and when they receive such message.
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