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so just a few minutes ago, i received a call, sounded like it was from india. connection was breaking up a lot and he had an accent. lol number was forged to 17.

he claimed that he received a windows error report from my computer and needed me to get on my computer so he could tell me how to delete it.

me: what is this virus?
tech: trojanbackdoor
me: and you're saying my computer sent you an error report regarding this?
tech: yes
me: what operating system?
tech: either xp or vista
me: so why are you calling?
tech: i need you to turn on your computer and i'll show you where it is so you can delete it.
me: well im not on my computer. im at work so tell me where it is and i'll delete it later.
tech: i can't, unless you're at your computer.
me: okay sir, how did you get this number
tech: we got it from your IP.
me: you got my number from my IP?
tech: yes, do you know what IP is.
me: im a certified network engineer, i know what an ip is. i don't see how you got my number from my ip.
tech: we got it from your IP.
me: okay well where is this trojan?
tech: actually is there a good time i can call you back?
me: no, call ends.

i loled...
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so just a few minutes ago, i received a call, sounded like it was from india. connection was breaking up a lot and he had an accent. lol number was forged to 17.

he claimed that he received a windows error report from my computer and needed me to get on my computer so he could tell me how to delete it.

me: what is this virus?
tech: trojanbackdoor
me: and you're saying my computer sent you an error report regarding this?
tech: yes
me: what operating system?
tech: either xp or vista
me: so why are you calling?
tech: i need you to turn on your computer and i'll show you where it is so you can delete it.
me: well im not on my computer. im at work so tell me where it is and i'll delete it later.
tech: i can't, unless you're at your computer.
me: okay sir, how did you get this number
tech: we got it from your IP.
me: you got my number from my IP?
tech: yes, do you know what IP is.
me: im a certified network engineer, i know what an ip is. i don't see how you got my number from my ip.
tech: we got it from your IP.
me: okay well where is this trojan?
tech: actually is there a good time i can call you back?
me: no, call ends.

i loled...
Just say... Hang on while I get the paper-work and leave the phone on the side of the chair, This is what I do...

Last time this guy was on the phone literally for 10 minute's straight until he hung up and kept saying hello??? lol!
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looooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooool would love a call like that would just laugh my ass off at them
post #4 of 23
I would have ended the call with a moo.
post #5 of 23
I wouldve gone with it.
Then given him a link to a shock site.
    
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yeah we are laughing but do you realize how many people will fall for this?
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I would have gone with it just to see what he wanted to do.
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I wouldve gone with it.
Then given him a link to a shock site.
The meatspin website? hahahaha!!!!
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I like asking them to educate/help me.
"How did my IP address give you my phone number? I thought that was impossible."
"Oh, while you are here I got a nasty virus from an *insert most repulsive pornography I can think of* website. Can you help me get rid of it."
etc.
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damn lol should've gone with it
    
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