Computer virus scam ramps up in Kelowna
Once again, Kelowna RCMP are warning about an internet scam that's making the rounds.
RCMP report an increasin gnumber of complaints regarding a virus which causes the victims computer to freeze unless they pay a sum of money to unlock it.
Especially troubling to police is that the virus can claim to be coming from the RCMP or the Canadian government.
Affected users are warned to not pay any out any money and take the proper steps to remove the virus from their computer.