Quite often, I get a call from a person who claims they are from Microsoft and my computer has sent them messages and is full of viruses and they want to fix it for me.
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A common scam is someone gets a call from Microsoft that their computer just has been infected. MICROSOFT WILL NEVER CALL YOU. Don’t fall for this scam. Hang up and immediately reboot your computer.
The scam usually entails the scammer telling you they are from Microsoft and that you need to take immediate action to remove a dangerous virus. They will ask you to pay for and download a piece of software or ask to take control of your computer.Two things can happen here. First, they get your credit your information, which of course is bad. Also, the software you download to let them take control of your computer will allow them to steal anything that is on your computer, including personal information for identity theft or download other malware.
Never give out personal information to someone you do not know. Never accept a phone call from a computer tech unless you initiated the call and know who you are calling. Simply hang up Never let someone take control of your computer unless you initiated the call to a reputable computer technician
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