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Watch out for “Microsoft” scam calls to fix your computer

Phone_Scam

How does the scam work?
Victims are cold called, usually by phone and told that there is a problem with their computer and for a nominal fee the suspect can fix it. The suspects often claim to be working with Microsoft who have identified that the computer has been infected with a virus and offer an update or fix. The victims are talked through the logon steps in order for the fraudster to gain remote access to the computer. » Read more

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