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Hack Attempt

PostPosted: Fri Jul 15, 2016 6:37 am
by c327
Today the wife got a phone call from a person who said they were a Microsoft Tech and they said someone was trying to get into my computer and to call 1-855-593-7317 or to go on line at support@fixsmita.net When she told me about it I hit the roof. Sounds like a hack attempt to me. We did nothing of what the guy said to do.

Re: Hack Attempt

PostPosted: Fri Jul 15, 2016 8:20 am
by Roach412
Microsoft doesn't care enough about any individual user to call them one-by-one...it's a scam.

They try to get you to provide remote access, after which they typically put in a back-door or install ransomware which will activate weeks/months later.

-Roach