In the meantime, if an email seems suspicious to you, do not trust it. Being skeptical could save you a lot of money, time, and hassle.Most of you have received an email from a member of a Nigerian family with wealth.The moment the bad guy cashes your money order, you lose.Usually, by the time you realize you have been suckered by a con artist, they are long gone with your money.They will use your emotions and willingness to help against you.They will promise you a large cut of their business or family fortune.
Scams have become more advanced, more deceptive, and more common, and even venerable scams from the early days still snag people.
Unfortunately, malware protection software doesn't help much with many of these types of scams, because they rely on tricking the user, not delivering malicious software.
So, being aware of the common scams can help you avoid them.
Most of us dream of hitting it big in a lottery, quitting our jobs, and retiring while still young enough to enjoy the finer things in life.
Chances are you will receive at least one intriguing email from someone saying that you did indeed win a huge amount of money.