Online scams can be classified under 7 common strategies. These include the email scams, the banking scams, the threat scam, the Facebook App scam, the anti-virus alert scam, the ransomware scam, and the remote access Trojan (RAT).
Online security experts advised users to keep their personal information safe, avoid disclosing passwords, account numbers and PIN to anyone. It is also advised to use secured and complicated passwords in all accounts and avoid clicking on unsolicited emails and links. They also encourage online users to keep their anti-virus and software updated to avoid malware window where virus can take over your system.