Scammers are always ready and waiting to take advantage of us on every platform. This is especially true when we’re connected to our devices. Computers can become controlled by third parties in the event that you click on an alert or email from an unknown sender. Rebecca Phoenix, with the Better Business Bureau, talks more about what hackers can do.
In 2019, over 15,000 tech report scams were reported to the Better Business Bureau through their scam tracker. The end goal of the scammer is to gain control of your computer.