Learn more about technical support scams and steps to avoid them

Norton is a trusted name in consumer Cyber Safety. Unfortunately, hackers and scammers want to take advantage of the trust we have built, and fraudulently use our name and branding to try to trick and defraud consumers. To learn more about these type of scams, read Scams Involving Fraudulent use of Norton Branding.

Fraudulent companies carry out technical support scams by posing as software support providers and claim to offer support on behalf of major technology companies. They set up fake websites, send scam emails, offer free security scans, or send alarming messages to convince you that your computer is infected or needs to be fixed.

To learn more about tech support scams, read How To Recognize and Avoid Tech Support Scams.

If you suspect that you have already been scammed, read What to do if you have been scammed.

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Operating System: Windows, Mac OS X, Android, iOS
Last modified: 07/29/2021