Web Threat. Thank you , Betty R Moran

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I paid for a subscription for Trend. I got a Web Threat, but I don't kow what it means. I'm not that computor savy, so please explain.  I have Windows 7. Thank you , Betty R Moran
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Hello brojo1991 ! Welcome to the community!

Web threats are malicious programs that is lurking on the Internet. These threats varies depending on the type of attack that they do. Can you tell us more what seems to be happening on your computer when you notice that you  "have" web threat on your computer?

Common scenarios are the Technical Support Scam:
This threat will create a pop on your screen saying that there is an infection on your computer and that your files are in danger and you will need to contact the number that they are providing in order to resolve this issue.

This scam is dangerous as they will attempt to control your computer remotely and will have the ability to cause more damage on your computer or collect private files without you having the knowledge about it.

You can learn more about this by clicking on this link.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Suspected Third Party Technical Support Scams 

Further more, we would like to know more about the Web Threat that you are reporting so our team and also our friends here in the community can have an idea on the issue that you are having.

We are looking forward for your response

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Nothing has happened since that threat.  My computor seems to be working fine.
I only got that once.  I'll let you know if it happens again.  It was after I got my monthly report from Trend.
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Hi brojo1991,

Thank you for the update. It is good to know that everything is working fine. If ever you still encounter the same issue, please do not hesitate to post it here.

Thank you and have a great day!

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