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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...
was there alot of backround noise? It came up as unavailable on my house phone and they were asking the same exact stuff.
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Do you know what IP is? I am a certified network engineer.
Get owned.
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they were asking me to press the windows button on my keyboard and stuff and go into Run, then type in some EXE but I couldn't understand them.
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You could have said,"How did you get my number? You realize you are speaking to A FBI Agent right now? " Scare the pants off on him but however, if i was you i would have reported this call to the authorities especially the FBI cuz it sounds like someone is trying to illegally steal information off you. Could be a random caller trying to scam people. Did he call you on your cellphone or work phone? This is a first i heard but interested outcome.
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You could have said,"How did you get my number? You realize you are speaking to A FBI Agent right now? " Scare the pants off on him but however, if i was you i would have reported this call to the authorities especially the FBI cuz it sounds like someone is trying to illegally steal information off you. Could be a random caller trying to scam people. Did he call you on your cellphone or work phone? This is a first i heard but interested outcome.
I did that with a hooker one time, she was lookin for 'work', I told her i was a cop.

we worked out an eggreement that we were both happy with.
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*dramatic music* Next time, on Scamming from India:

"I'm at my computer now, are you at yours? Ok, I'm pressing ctrl+alt and the g and f and y buttons at the same time..."
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*dramatic music* Next time, on Scamming from India:

"I'm at my computer now, are you at yours? Ok, I'm pressing ctrl+alt and the g and f and y buttons at the same time..."
LMAO too funny

drop the Ctrl+alt and its the new Three Finger Salute
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post #18 of 23
I got a call just like this. This is something like how it went:

Guy: Your computer is running slow, it has a virus, go on our site and buy this program thing.
Me: Oh whats wrong with my computer?
Guy: It has a virus, you need to do a scan.
Me: But I have a mac, mac's dont get viruses.
Guy: Oh what operating system are you using?
Me: I dunno but its a mac.
Guy: oh ok...hangs up on me.
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post #19 of 23
You totally should have gone with it just to see what he says.
I'm curious what he was trying to get out of you.
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I'm suprised I haven't gotten a call like that. My business number is on my website.
When I have looked at the google analytics concerning my site there have been quite a few visits to my site from India.
But I sure do hope they call, I'm in the mood to mess with one of those type idiots.
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