Halloween is all about tricks and treats and about dressing up as something you're not. So is scareware.
Scareware can take many forms, but usually presents itself as a pop up window on your computer that looks like it is from your computer. It might say your computer has been infected with a virus that needs to be removed, or that your software is malfunctioning and you need to fix it. Usually the message tells you to go to the link provided to purchase and download anti-virus software. Once the software is purchased the download