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40ish and beyond... 40ish and beyond...

WARNING WARNING WARNING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by on Aug. 28, 2012 at 3:07 PM
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 just got a phone call from "microsoft" saying my computer sent them a message saying I had a potentially hazardous virus/trojen.  blah blah blah, connect to my computer so they can fix the problem.

I CANNOT STRESS ENOUGH, DO NOT DO THIS IT'S A SCAM!!!!  HANG UP!!!!

by on Aug. 28, 2012 at 3:07 PM
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manilowgal
by on Aug. 28, 2012 at 3:14 PM
Whoa...scary! Did you contact Microsoft so they can get the word out?
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LFosterfarm
by on Aug. 28, 2012 at 3:14 PM

 BUMP

manilowgal
by on Aug. 28, 2012 at 3:14 PM
People will fall for that one without thinking!
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LFosterfarm
by on Aug. 28, 2012 at 3:15 PM

 NO actually I don't even know how?  but I did contact my computer guy and he's had like 4 or 5 people bring their computers to him, THAT FELL FOR IT!! 

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Whoa...scary! Did you contact Microsoft so they can get the word out?

 

LFosterfarm
by on Aug. 28, 2012 at 3:18 PM
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 YEP I AGREE!!!  part of the reason I posted it on let's talk to everyone can see it!!

Quoting manilowgal:

People will fall for that one without thinking!

 

LFosterfarm
by on Aug. 28, 2012 at 3:26 PM

 bump!

BL2010
by Just Me on Aug. 28, 2012 at 3:41 PM

I am glad to hear that you didn't fall for that!

manilowgal
by on Aug. 28, 2012 at 3:49 PM
Bump
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LFosterfarm
by on Aug. 28, 2012 at 3:51 PM

 bump

smile357
by Linda on Aug. 28, 2012 at 4:10 PM

I also have a computer friend that I check with before I do anything. Usually she catchs things before I hear about it. Thanks for the warning Lyz

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