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Windows 7: Internet security department


13 Feb 2014   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Internet security department

I have been receiving phone calls from a person stating they are 35 Microsoft system engineers working on Internet Security. They claim they have been receiving warning messages from my Computer Network and try to pump me for info on my system and network equipment ! They say they are in San Jose. I cannot get a return phone number from them. Tried contacting MS to no avail. A person by the name of Hannah Kusung called last time. Has anybody else in this forum been getting these type of phone calls? How do I stop them, caller ID is spoofed so blocking does not work.

Thanks

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13 Feb 2014   #2

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Welcome to the Seven Forums.

Yes, lots of people get these types of calls. You could try telling the callers that your computer is running Ubuntu or Linux Mint. Perhaps they will update whatever database you are in and the calls might stop. You might still get calls from other groups that use other databases. It is a common scam.
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13 Feb 2014   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
you tube posts

found other people in you tube with same problem. Will use Linux mint next time around. Thanks!
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