The Commonwealth also cannot verify the accuracy of any third party material included in this information.Facebook: Email: Web: You are receiving this message at the address [Email].If you are concerned about a specific cyber security issue you should seek professional advice.The Commonwealth, Enex Test Lab, and all other persons associated with this advisory accept no liability for any damage, loss or expense incurred as a result of the provision of this information, whether by way of negligence or otherwise.The scammer may pretend to be an attractive, potential partner and strike up an online relationship with you.It may take some time and seem extremely believable.
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With technology constantly evolving, one would think that chat bots get a little more convincing too.
Skype scam originates from a dating website or social network site like Facebook.
In another type of webcam-based scam, malware installed on your computer can be used to operate your built-in webcam, recording images of you without your knowledge. Be aware that anything you do on the internet, including video and voice calls, can be recorded.2.
This malware is known as a Remote Access Trojan or RAT and can remotely activate your webcam, at the same time, disabling your camera indicator light. Never use your webcam to video call someone you do not know.3. People you meet online may not be who they seem to be.4. Block their emails and their accounts from all networks. Scammers often seek soft targets, so they may move on if you do not respond.