Windows 10: Microsoft Look Alike Scam

Discus and support Microsoft Look Alike Scam in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security to solve the problem; Received a warning from a scammer posing as Microsoft using your logos. Warning not to shut down, etc possible damage to computer Is there something... Discussion in 'AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security' started by PHILIPCOCKS, May 3, 2019.

  1. Microsoft Look Alike Scam


    Received a warning from a scammer posing as Microsoft using your logos. Warning not to shut down, etc possible damage to computer


    Is there something you can do against these criminals ?????

    :)
     
    PHILIPCOCKS, May 3, 2019
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  2. How to remove look-alike pop-ups that claim to be from microsoft?

    First off: Please note that SpyHunter is not a recommended product here in Microsoft Community.

    That being said...

    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 by using the Task Manager:
    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.

    And: Suggestion to follow the steps provided here: Remove Tech Support Scam pop-up (Call For Support Scam)

    For later reading:

    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, May 3, 2019
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    Smeed, May 3, 2019
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  4. Microsoft Look Alike Scam

    quietman7 - MVP, May 3, 2019
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