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Global phone ‘tech support’ scam smashed!

Regulators from five countries joined together in an operation to crack down on a series of companies orchestrating one of the most widespread Internet scams of the decade. English-speaking consumers in the United States, Canada, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, and the U.K. were targeted in the global scam. Most of

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Fake ‘Your PC has a problem….’ calls increasing!!!!

The incidence of scam telephone calls from companies claiming to be working in association with ‘Microsoft’ is on a rapid increase again! The cold calls claim that your computer has been detected as having serious problems and they then launch into a conserted effort to get you to log into

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Scam calls increasing

The incidence of scam telephone calls from ‘it maintenance companies’ is increasing rapidly.I’ve had reports of more than 20 clients receiving the phone calls over the last 4 weeks. They claim to be ‘working with microsoft’ or other large organistions and state that your machine is infected or running slowly. Beware of these people, they are out to

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Scam telephone calls

Many clients are receiving cold calls from companies purporting to work with Microsoft and informing them that their machines are infected with a virus/spyware.The caller then proceeds to try to get the client to download a piece of software which will give them access to the computer. Once this is done

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