Introducing Scamio: Complimentary Scam Detector and Prevention Service From Bitdefender


December 14, 2023

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Introducing Scamio: Complimentary Scam Detector and Prevention Service From Bitdefender

Scams. They’re everywhere, and millions of individuals fall for them every year. Besides inflicting billion-dollar losses, online scams threaten users’ privacy, identity and overall wellbeing.

Scammers are getting better at tricking individuals into giving away personal info, credentials, and money too. They are quick on their feet and adapt to the latest trends, employ multiple social engineering tricks, and wield technological advancements (including AI) to manipulate and deceive victims.

Online scams are hard to spot, but not for Scamio

Scammers are great at marketing and leveraging new and recurring events to scam unwary individuals out of their hard-earned money.

Enter Scamio, our next-gen scam detector powered by AI and Bitdefender advanced threat prevention and detection technologies designed to help you quickly verify the legitimacy of links, QR codes, messages and other fraudulent schemes delivered to you via email, text or instant messaging apps.

To put it succinctly, Bitdefender Scamio is a scam detector chatbot that gives you a hassle-free way to spot and prevent online scams before they can do any harm to you, your family or your savings.

“The rapid rise of AI adoption by cybercriminals to dupe people out of money, steal personal information, and infiltrate their digital lives has become a true game changer,” said Ciprian Istrate, senior vice president of operations, Consumer Solutions Group at Bitdefender. “Online scams that were once easy to spot, have become difficult to detect with the naked eye. Scamio evens the playing field by giving reliable probability of malicious activity based on message content and context. It’s like having a personal assistant you can always talk to and rely on to help protect your digital life.”

You only need to ask Scamio whether a link you received is suspicious or to describe a scenario to receive a verdict.

Highlights of using Scamio:

  • No install is needed: You can access Scamio on any device or operating system via your web browser or through Facebook Messenger
  • Completely free: Scamio does not require you to download any app or have previous access to a Bitdefender product
  • User-friendly interface and very easy-to-use features
  • Multiple possible interactions: You can submit a link, a screenshot or scan a QR code
  • Fast response: Scamio responds in seconds if a link or message you submit is a scam.
  • Actionable recommendations: Scamio gives you recommendations on further actions to protect against the type of scam detected and future scam attempts
  • A convenient and hassle-free way to spot scams: You don’t need to leave the safety of your messaging app or call any phone numbers. You get your own personal assistant that you can rely on 24/7 to help protect the digital you
  • Stay up to date with the latest scams: Awareness is key to safeguarding you and your family against online fraud. With Scamio you have  a constantly updated database of the latest scams and scamming techniques

Note: a Bitdefender Central account is needed to interact with Scamio

This holiday season, Protect YOUR IMPORTANT with SCAMIO!

This is our Christmas present to you and yours. Add SCAMIO to your digital protection and scam prevention toolbox to enjoy a scam-free Christmas with your family and friends!

Happy Holidays!




Alina is a history buff passionate about cybersecurity and anything sci-fi, advocating Bitdefender technologies and solutions. She spends most of her time between her two feline friends and traveling.

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