Hard to believe that there are still people falling for the Nigerian Prince scam but...there are.

The entire list is worth a read, or at least a skim if you think you're fairly savvy but #10 is the one that his closest to home:

10. The false “infection detected” scam

You’re on the Web, when a pop-up message appears, claiming that your computer might be infected by a virus. You’re invited to click a link that will scan your system for infections. Surprise, surprise—the scan discovers one!

And for the low, low price of $50, this mysterious remote company will clean up your PC for you.

If you fall for it, you’ll spend the money and not get a cleanup—in fact, you may wind up with a fresh installation of spyware.

Full article at on yahoo.com

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