Windows 10: Unsolicited 'Microsoft Support' phone calls. Scam?

Discus and support Unsolicited 'Microsoft Support' phone calls. Scam? in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security to solve the problem; I have receive numerous calls claiming to be from Microsoft and that my W10 computer is at risk. Any info on this?... Discussion in 'AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security' started by NathanPrior, Apr 24, 2019.

  1. Unsolicited 'Microsoft Support' phone calls. Scam?


    I have receive numerous calls claiming to be from Microsoft and that my W10 computer is at risk. Any info on this?

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    NathanPrior, Apr 24, 2019
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  2. unwanted scam phone calls

    Microsoft does not make unsolicited phone calls or send unsolicited email messages to request personal or financial information or to fix your computer.

    If the scam involves unsolicited phone calls from someone claiming to be an employee affiliated with Microsoft or Windows Support advising your computer is infected with malware,
    not answering any questions and hanging up the telephone is the best way to deal with phone scammers.

    You may want to read: Beware of Phony Emails & Tech Support Scams
     
    quietman7 - MVP, Apr 24, 2019
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  3. Jsssssssss, Apr 24, 2019
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  4. Unsolicited 'Microsoft Support' phone calls. Scam?

    Where may I report a Microsoft Scam phone call

    Read this Microsoft Information:

    "Avoid tech support phone scams"

    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/safety/online-privacy/avoid-phone-scams.aspx

    Do not trust unsolicited calls. Do not provide any personal information.

    Here are some of the organizations that cybercriminals claim to be from:

    • Windows Helpdesk
    • Windows Service Center
    • Microsoft Tech Support
    • Microsoft Support
    • Windows Technical Department Support Group
    • Microsoft Research and Development Team (Microsoft R & D Team)
    Report phone scams


    Cheers.
     
    Bill Smithers, Apr 24, 2019
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