Reply to post: #1 Fake Virus Warning #2 Profit!

Duped into running bogus virus scans at Office Depot? Dry your eyes with a small check from $35m settlement

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#1 Fake Virus Warning #2 Profit!

Ah yes, the age old scam of extorting money and/or user data through fear.

Very much like this app developer that is affiliated with Avast .

#From the Google Play Store reviews of the app:

"DO NOT GET THIS YOU HAVE TO PAY FOR IT BUT IF YOU GET IT THEN GET RID OF IT YOU WILL GET MESSAGE AFTER MESSAGE TELLING YOU THAT YOU HAVE A VIRUS AND REALLY YOU DON'T SINCE LAST NIGHT FROM 11:30 PM I HAVE GOTTEN OVER 100 MESSAGES FROM THIS DUMB APP:"

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