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Beware increasingly sophisticated cybersecurity scams

Here’s a story that is growing bigger by the day: Cyber scams are on the rise.

My elderly family member fell for a common scam a few weeks ago: His screen appeared to be locked by “Microsoft” and he was urged to call the number the phony security alert displayed.

If you call that fake number, a fake Microsoft representative will ask you to provide access to your computer, so he can steal sensitive...


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