Where will you chat with Scamio the most?

Don’t worry, you’ll still be able to access Scamio on all the other channels as well.

Wathsapp QR Code

Have a scam checker as a new contact on WhatsApp? How cool is that! Scan the QR code or click the button below to continue to the chat. Make sure Scamio verifies any deceptive message, job scam, or link you receive.

Web app

Enjoy seamless scam detection with Scamio’s web app. Whether you’re browsing, checking emails, or shopping online, you’re just a conversation away from making sure no one is stealing your money or your personal data.

Messanger QR Code

Is Facebook Messenger your #1 chat app? Think of Scamio as that friend you always turn to for security advice. Add those fake ads, suspicious links, or social media messages to the chat for a quick analysis.


Why should you use Scamio?

If you feel like someone may be trying to scam you, instead of playing detective, start a conversation with Scamio. You can either copy-paste the message, upload an image, send a link, or describe your situation. Scamio analyzes it and lets you know if it’s safe or not.


  • Free, easy-to-use AI chatbot

  • No download, no install needed

  • Available on web, WhatsApp, and Messenger

  • Extensive threat analysis and scam detection

  • Practical tips and tricks to avoid scams.

Bitdefender Scamio.
How does it work?

Scamio makes light work out of uncovering even the best-disguised scams. Just follow the simple steps below and never take any risk again.


Step 1. To chat with Scamio, sign in or create a Bitdefender account.

Step 2. Describe the scam or upload an image, send a link, or a text.

Step 3. Get the results, see tips to avoid scams, and rate your experience.


Explain Scamio like I’m 5

Think of Scamio like your personal scam-detecting assistant. How does it know if a message is a scam or not? Scamio breaks it down to identify key elements like sender information, message structure, and language patterns.


The content is compared against a set of predefined rules and Bitdefender’s huge database of known scams and phishing attempts. If Scamio detects any suspicious elements or finds a match with a known scam, it immediately signals it, giving you peace of mind.


Plus, with every conversation, it becomes smarter.

No scam can avoid detection

Scammers are getting more creative by the hour. Luckily, Scamio’s here to turn the odds in your favor.


Whether it’s phishing attempts, fraudulent websites, deceptive emails, or social engineering tactics, Scamio sniffs them out like a bloodhound on a scent trail.


With Scamio by your side, you’re protected both against the scams of today and tomorrow.


Let`s turn the tide in the battle with threat actors


Worldwide, 78% of people experienced at least one scam in 2023*


Facebook and WhatsApp are the platforms most used by scammers (44%)**


US consumers lost a record $10bn to fraud in 2023***

* & ** Global State of Scams - 2023 GASA Report - based on insights from 49,459 individuals from 43 countries

*** Federal Trade Commission (FTC Report)


Bitdefender, Foundation Member of Global Anti-Scam Alliance

Global Anti-Scam Alliance (GASA) brings together organizations, experts, and law enforcement agencies in a joint effort to protect consumers worldwide from scams.

Our collaboration with GASA provides access to cutting-edge research, insights, and expertise in scam prevention, enhancing our anti-scam products' effectiveness.

‘Am I being scammed?’
Finding out has never been easier.

You already know how to use Scamio

You already know how to use Scamio

You don’t need to be a tech wizard to make the most out of Scamio. Using it is like talking to a friend. As long as you know how to start a chat, you’re good to go.

Get a strong second opinion

Get a strong second opinion

Misinformation campaigns. Phishing scams. Phony websites. The line between authenticity and deceit has never been blurrier. Luckily, Scamio instantly identifies those too-good-to-be-true deals before they can damage your wallet or reputation.

Your personal scam detection tool

Your personal scam detection tool

Bitdefender Scamio mixes award-winning threat-detection with generative AI in an effort to put scammers out of business once and for all.

Powered by Bitdefender

With a track record of excellence, Bitdefender brings its 20+ years of experience, cutting-edge threat-detection algorithms and expertise to the heart of Scamio's operations.

Safety is better when shared

Help spread the word about Scamio and be an agent of change in the fight against online scams. Let your friends and family know how they can take control of their digital safety. Together, we're not just protecting, we're dismantling the fraudsters' plans. Your action today doesn't just fortify, it disrupts, putting scammers out of business. Share the power, disrupt the game, and let's rewrite the rules of online safety together!

How does Scamio work?

Scamio is an AI-powered chatbot created and trained by Bitdefender to detect various scams that are flooding the cyberspace. To start a conversation, visit scamio.bitdefender.com/chat or chat directly with Scamio either on WhatsApp or Facebook Messenger. First, sign in or create your Bitdefender account. Don’t worry, you only need to do this once.


Once you’re logged in, you can interact with Scamio in different ways:

  • describe the scam details
  • copy and paste texts, links, or QR codes
  • upload pictures or screenshots of deceptive emails, texts, or instant messages.


Scamio will carefully analyze the material you provide and let you know if it looks safe or if there’s any potential security threat. Our scam detector is ready to assist you further by providing recommendations to make sure you don’t fall victim to clever cybercriminals.

Is Scamio free to use?

Yes! Bitdefender Scamio is a free AI-powered scam detector that will help you and your dear ones easily spot fake messages. You can chat with Scamio on the web app, WhatsApp, or Messenger and get an instant analysis.

Why should I use a free scam detector like Scamio?

Scammers constantly change their tactics.
Using a free scam detecting tool like Scamio helps you recognize various types of online scams, empowering you to make informed decisions. Scamio offers a quick second opinion, helping you double-check information and identify suspicious activity. It's like having a scam-detective partner, always there to assist you.

How does Bitdefender collect and use my personal information?

We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits our website. We only collect and use your personal data in accordance with our Privacy Policy. You can trust that your information is handled securely and used responsibly. If you have any concerns or questions about your privacy, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

How can I avoid falling for scams?

These are some common social engineering tactics used to trick you into downloading malware or sharing sensitive information such as personal or financial data:

  • You may receive an email from a well-known bank or tech company urging you to verify your account or credit card information by clicking on a link.
  • You receive a text message claiming a missed delivery or that a courier is attempting to deliver a package. To track it, you’re asked to download an app.
  • An unknown caller ID appears on your phone. The caller claims to be a revenue agent and wants to verify your identity due to an overdue payment.


If you receive any suspicious requests or links, it’s better to go directly to the source instead of following the instructions provided. You can also ask Scamio if it’s real or fake and learn how to stay protected.

Where can I send feedback about my experience with Scamio?

If you have any feedback or suggestions about this chatbot, you can send us an email at scamio@bitdefender.com or share your thoughts on the Bitdefender Community.

Scamio is an AI chatbot in an early access phase, designed to provide helpful information and guidance on avoiding scams and fake messages. By continuously learning and improving, Scamio offers more accurate advice over time.