Windows 10: I have been Infected with Support Scam

Discus and support I have been Infected with Support Scam in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security to solve the problem; I have a virus on my computer it only comes on when I try to read a story on a national web site. it comes on in red using up the hole monitor it... Discussion in 'AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security' started by GeraldCohn1, Aug 5, 2019.

  1. I have been Infected with Support Scam


    I have a virus on my computer it only comes on when I try to read a story on a national web site.

    it comes on in red using up the hole monitor it says Microsoft teck support 1 800892 4357.

    I went on line it said it was a virus. can I get rid of it ?


    [Original Title: virus]

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    GeraldCohn1, Aug 5, 2019
    #1
  2. Scam?

    No, that's not a Microsoft phone number.

    All these kind of pop-ups/alerts are fake warnings - scams. Never ever call these numbers.

    Please read:

    In case you keep on getting these fake alerts:

    Follow the steps provided here: Remove Tech Support Scam pop-up (Call For Support Scam)

    You might want to report this to Microsoft (but you don't have to):
    http://support.microsoft.com/reportascam


    and you might want to watch:

    Fake Tech Support Scams – video from the MS Digital Crimes Unit

     
    Jsssssssss, Aug 5, 2019
    #3
  3. I have been Infected with Support Scam

    Possible virus or scam

    As already mentioned:

    All these kind of pop-ups/alerts are fake warnings - scams. Never ever call these numbers.

    Please read:
    Beware of Phony Tech Support Scams


    Normally you just close your browser:
    https://blog.malwarebytes.com/threat-analysis/2014/11/psa-tech-support-scams-pop-ups-on-the-rise/


    How to Open Windows Task Manager

    You might want to run a quick scan with your Anti-Virus program.

    In case you keep on getting these fake alerts:

    Follow the steps provided here: Remove Tech Support Scam pop-up (Call For Support Scam)

    Suggestion to read:


    You might want to report this to Microsoft (but you don't have to):
    http://support.microsoft.com/reportascam


    and you might want to watch:

    Fake Tech Support Scams – video from the MS Digital Crimes Unit

     
    Jsssssssss, Aug 5, 2019
    #4
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