Old boundaries and human limitations were dropped, in order for us to have access to almost any information. We must not forget their final target is always our money and there is nothing they won’t do to accomplish their mission.
Here’s the list of online scams to stay away from: Phishing email scams The Nigerian scam Greeting card scams A guaranteed bank loan or credit card scam Lottery scam Hitman scam Romance scams Fake antivirus software Facebook impersonation scam (hijacked profile scam) Make money fast scams (Economic scams) Travel scams Delivery scams Fake news scam Stock market scams Job offer scams SMS Scams (Smishing) According to a recent report released by Wombat Security, the number of phishing emails sent this year was bigger, with a 155% increase compared to 2016.
The problem is, unlike other scams, there is no way around the problem; you can’t simply remove the password, as the actual SAM hive has been encrypted entirely by the process.
If your Windows installation has had Sys Key activated, you’ll see the following message: The window which appears looks like this: The ONLY solution is to find a clean copy of the registry hives from before this occurred.
Also known as “Nigerian 419”, the number 419 comes from the section of Nigeria’s Criminal Code which banned the practice.r.
A typical Nigerian scam involves an emotional email, letter, text message or social networking message coming from a scammer (which can be an official government member, a businessman or a member of a very wealthy family member – usually a woman) who asks you to give help in retrieving a large sum of money from a bank, paying initially small fees for papers and legal matters.
You will be sent to a fake login access page that resembles the real website.
In the case of my customer, it worked, and they were back in Windows, just like it never happened. However, you can still manually copy the hives to a supported filesystem (NTFS or FAT32), mount that filesystem instead, and follow the steps from there, then copy the hives back over the originals.When the customer suspected foul play and decided to call me instead of proceeding, I immediately instructed them to power off the PC.Here’s how I fixed the problem without having to reinstall Windows.In this case, it’s mere guesswork, and it’s not even correct most of the time.The Event Log is supposed to log warnings and errors, and even on the healthiest of PCs there are plenty of Error Events that can be safely ignored, as they often don’t amount to anything.