Tech support phone scams

Avoid tech support phone scams

Cybercriminals don’t just send fraudulent email messages and set up fake websites. They might also call you on the telephone and claim to be from Microsoft and others Tech Companies  . They might offer to help solve your computer problems or sell you a software license. Once they have access to your computer, they can do the following:

  • Trick you into installing malicious software that could capture sensitive data, such as online banking user names and passwords. They might also then charge you to remove this software.
  • Convince you to visit legitimate websites (like www.ammyy.com) to download software that will allow them to take control of your computer remotely and adjust settings to leave your computer vulnerable.
  • Request credit card information so they can bill you for phony services.
  • Direct you to fraudulent websites and ask you to enter credit card and other personal or financial information there.

Techno-Geeks.net  will never call a  you unless you contact us and we have done work for you. It has been brought to our attention a scam caller is calling people and scamming them into giving out credit card information or checking. We never ask for that information over the phone unless we know you. They might also call and say they are from other companies such as Microsoft and so on, It is a scam .

Report phone scams

  • Help Techno-Geeks.net stop cybercriminals by reporting jsherbaugh@gmail.com
  • In the United States, use the FTC Complaint Assistant form.
  • In Canada, the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre can provide support.
  • In the United Kingdom, you can report fraud as well as unsolicited calls.
  • You may also call me on my phone at 803-645-2169 I do work a long day at another place so bear with me i will call you back just leave a name and number…

 

 

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