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Windows 7: Teamviewer scam - beware

05 Apr 2012   #81
cyclic

Windows 7 home premium x64
 
 

Yes someone requested that I 'team viewed' them to help with a problem.
I said sorry no can do.


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12 Apr 2012   #82
Shake

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.
 
 

And in addition to TeamViewer - Free Remote Control, Remote Access & Online Meetings they also wanted me to go to www.support.me which appears to be a support engineer's (ie their hacker's) log in page. If you tell them you don't have a computer they'll probably put the phone down on you, and get onto ringing the next potential victim. The first time they rang me I told them I was a computer engineer and that I had no virus issues - they simply put the phone down. If you have the spare time then waste their time by stringing out the phone call, like I did the second time they phoned me that week!
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12 Apr 2012   #83
chris1neji

Windows 8 64 bit PRO
 
 

All i ever get is boring calls about credit relief =/. I want awesome calls like you guys
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19 Jun 2012   #84
mobymick

windows 7 home premium 32 bit
 
 
TeamViewer Scam

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Corrine View Post
echrada, now that these scammers are apparently expanding, is there a reporting agency in your country such as NFA in the U.K.? Home | Action Fraud

In fact, if Seven Forums members from other countries have information on similar reporting agencies, please let us know.
The scam's here in Germany, too - trouble is, report it to the Agency and you've definitely got a solid friend for life. Nailing the scammer's IP would be handy, I might dig out the old machine and look for a solution. Time-consuming, and no promises, they may not phone again.
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16 Jul 2012   #85
boxhead

windows 7 32bit.
 
 

I'm in australia and just got a call from the same people. it sounded legit, they put me onto two different people but as soon as i looked up teamviewer on google it said third party viewer. i thought no way and said my computer was loading slowly, they said its ok and directed me to some other site asking me to download another third party software. i'm not a computer whizz i'll admit but i know a scam when i see one. they asked me to pay for some microsoft software then i said my mums the person who pays for stuff like that. so they'll call back at 8 pm and then i'll have a bit of fun with them my mum has agreed to pretend to be a cop and scare the crap out of them.
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16 Jul 2012   #86
kado897

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

Well spotted boxhead. Make them work for nothing.
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16 Jul 2012   #87
boxhead

windows 7 32bit.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kado897 View Post
Well spotted boxhead. Make them work for nothing.
Yeah i'll see how long i can keep them going for. Also when they called i could swear i heard them playing go fish in the background.

hehe i'll try my hand at trolling the scammers to see what they do.
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16 Jul 2012   #88
dwarfer66

 

I have had a about 6 of these so called "callers" in the past 4 months, I just let them go on and on and on and then tell them to f**k off.
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16 Jul 2012   #89
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Zero10 has some excellent recordings of how he deals with scammers....do a search in chillout for them.
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16 Jul 2012   #90
iUn1t3d

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Lol. I got one of those calls and I wanted to troll them somehow but my mom just told me to turn off the phone..
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