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Phone call from ‘Microsoft’ about a Virus is a Scam

There is a very common cold calling scam where you receive a phone call from a company claiming to be ‘Microsoft’ or a Microsoft approved service provider, and they are calling about a virus on your computer.

Quite often the caller has a thick Indian accent and they say that your computer is reporting errors or warnings and is infected with a virus.  They say that they have been alerted by your computer and want to provide you with help and support to remove this virus.  For a price… Continue reading