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http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2012/10/i-am-calling-you-from-windows-a-tech-support-scammer-dials-ars-technica/

EDIT: late to the party.
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post #12 of 26
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Lol everyone is posting that link thanks everyone
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I got one of those calls, I played with them a bit just to waste their time tongue.gif
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I've always wanted to get one of these calls just so I can wind them up biggrin.gif
     
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next time I will. its scary older people would be worried
post #16 of 26
Sure its a scam and its an old one at that too tongue.gif
They rang my sister quite a while back and tried telling her a load of crap too, i cant wait until they ring me, im gona waste their time soooo much.
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post #17 of 26
What if you would install the program on a VM? They wouldnt be able to do anything right? And you could have a little fun.
    
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I think it would be funnier if you told them you were a representative of a known company that purvees antivirus software and that you have noticed these scammers trying to hack your machine and that you have their ip address and are not afraid to turn them over to the authorities
 
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post #19 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by Stuuut View Post

What if you would install the program on a VM? They wouldnt be able to do anything right? And you could have a little fun.

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post #20 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by JMatzelle303 View Post

I just looked up that article I knew it was a scam from the first place. Who says this is windows, usually they say this is Microsoft!
pff, some will say that microsoft is the operating system, developed by windows tongue.gif
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