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Kept him talking for a good 15 minutes and then told him I knew he was a scammer at which point he was very unhappy that I had wasted his time(shame) Jerome Segura Hello mbent, Thanks for the info you provided. Figure6: Once the magic words have been spoken, it all goes downhill.. ‘Sean the technician' was more than eager to help me but the first thing he did was to open Same scam and accents as above.

I'll answer for you. Check each of the following and hit 'Fix checked' (after checking them) if they still exist (make sure not to miss any): O10 - Hijacked Internet access by New.Net Delete the Any files you created on the OneDrive website or another computer are online-only, to save space on your computer. Note: Apple has changed the name of it's OS to OS X from Mac OS X.

Keep Getting Phone Calls About My Computer

I told her I was not near my computer and for her to call back tomorrow at 2:00. The guy I got tonight was "James" (or so I think, it was hard to understand him). They said yes their accountant made a mistake-he is 75 and doesn't see too well. Healthy networking to all!!

  1. he slipped up and gave me two different employee IDs when I said I didn't get it the first time.
  2. I gave him access to my computers.
  3. I refused and was told my computer was "doomed".
  4. They had done work a month earlier and said that they had over charged me.
  5. One-stop-shop: Server steals data then offers it for sa...
  6. The reason they use it is, as you said, you show you evidence about a so-called virus.
  7. The code he gave me is the same one you mention above starting888DCA60 etc.

If I can find them online, it doesn't do any good reporting/filing if I am still suffering after this long! 15 calls in one week is average...so why hasn't law enforcement Lets pretend for a while that you have received the phone call, and you are playing along with the whole idea that your computer is infected. I played along for a minute. Ctrl Windows R BEWARE.

ging00 | January 22, 2014 | reply I had a call similar to all of the above comments, except I had an email earlier supposedly from paypal, but with a different Dumb me let them on, at which point they said they had found the problem in the operating system (Windows 7) and would fix it for $199.99. They said they were calling from "California" while the caller ID showed New York. more info here The fact that it took him 20 seconds to say it was 2 PM in Los Angeles was not a good sign ๐Ÿ˜‰ mbent I received the same basic scam the

He even gave me an 888 number that worked. How To Disable Remote Access Social Networks โ€“ A Bonanza for Cybercriminals See more about Social networks Targeted Attacks Targeted Attacks On the StrongPity Waterhole Attacks Targeting Italian a... I had to take my comp to be clean , cancell all my credit cards, go to the police,change all the bank accounts, a nightmare.... He then proceeded to have me once again look at all the errors in my computer and persisted that I type in "www.teamviewer.com" !!!

I Gave Someone Remote Access To My Computer

We will see if he does. https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/tech-support-scams-part-2 When I gave her a ball park number, she retorted: โ€œYou are just guessing, I want you to countโ€. Keep Getting Phone Calls About My Computer Same story about Microsoft support calling to help me due to all the error codes my computer is generating. Microsoft Security Team Warning Message I cannot remember things for 5mins these days and it didn't help that I missed much of the recording.

I wish there was a way to block these bogus websites permanently VICTIM IN AZ | January 4, 2014 | reply I complained to FCC online thinki.g they might help & and I say "What?!!" and he said it again and I said why do you say that, and he says because he asked to speak to the main computer user in What will they think of next? The "EyePyramid" attacks Holiday 2016 financial cyberthreats overview How to hunt for rare malware Update from the chaos โ€“ 33c3 in Hamburg One-stop-shop: Server steals data then offers it for sa... Will Microsoft Ever Call You

In File Explorer, tap or click OneDrive in the left pane and look for Files are up to date in the status bar at the bottom of the window. If that does not work try the Tools icon then click on Settings then About. I knew right away it was a hoax, but kept him on the line over 10 minutes until I got tired of talking to him and siad I knew it was Obviously I was very upset!!

And I just thought, well I tried but these people have no morals. Windows Key + R Commands The number on my caller ID was 0 000 000 0000. I used to hang up on telemarketers, now I try to make them hang up on me.

I told her she was scamming and to F**** off.

A heavy accent perhaps India, I asked him to stop calling me and he said "NO". Before receiving their call and illegally accessing your computer. All currently shipping Macs ship with OS X and a 64-bit processor. 10.6 still boots a 32-bit kernel by default. Microsoft Scammer Script He told me to go to **** and hung up.

Finally had to push the power button. When I told him I have a Macintosh computer he got nuts and then we ended the conversation. Scarily they knew my name and address, said there calling from Microsoft. It basically did pretty much as you describe in that they logged onto my computer and looked at it and told me that I was part of the mass hacker USA.

I truly hope they continue to call as I find it endlessly entertaining. He continued to as me for my cell phone number so they could send me a txt with confirmation of transaction. I almost got scammed by these people, but disconnected my pc from my wifi the second they insisted on me paying them a fee with a credit card. MI girl | January 7, 2014 | reply I have been getting calls from 855-302-8650 repeatedly for weeks now and I've been ignoring them...then all of a sudden I started getting

Why did the site guess my OS incorrectly?