Rogue scanners are a type of scam software sometimes referred to as scareware and are designed to trick the user into paying for a full version of the security package to remove the many threats that they claim to have found. Do not be fooled by these claims! Contact us for advice.
Screenshot of typical fake security software
If You Get A Rogue Security Popup
Do NOT click the popup window
Find your browser in the Task Manager
RIGHT CLICK then click End Task
Despite their persistence these types of criminal software can usually be removed by Mentor's technicians without loss of personal data. Contact us for more information.
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