Caller: Older friend paniced after getting bogus webpage alert and rang them
The usual schtick. You have a virus. Best case scenario they charged US250 and actual installed eSet security. Worst case they stole data and installed ransomware. Nasty bogus webpage is how it all starts though.
Caller: I called the number after an alert came up on my desktop PC to fix a Microsoft Security issue
I became concerned when the person answering the phone wanted me to download a non verified microsoft App to fix my security problem. i then hung up.
Tech support scammers are currently using this phone number
3 complaints this year
3 total complaints
Anonymous on 0499 043 708
Anonymous on (02) 6228 0711
Answered and it went straight into a robotic asian voice and language. I've blocked it from my...
jike on 0488 858 203
Anonymous on (02) 8916 8030
Rings every day but never leaves a message - guess it's a time-waster!
Anon on (02) 3278 9674
Robocall claiming to be from Home Affairs stating my name has been used several times for illegal...