Fake IT / Tech Support

The scammers will contact you and claim to be from big companies such as Apple or Microsoft, or maybe show a pop-up message on a website to warn you about a technical problem on your computer or that they detected a virus or a malware. They will claim to be tech support from one of the big technology companies and offer to fix those problems because its making your computer unsafe. One they have said to have fixed the problem, they will send you a huge bills from helping you.

A tech support scam is a form of fraud gaining momentum on the internet. The scammer tries to lure the victim in getting technical support he or she
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I am trying to build a list of fake IT support emails from Microsoft. Especially the new Office 365 suite is very popular. Feel free to add more
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I received the following email. Clearly a hoax but if you have a bad conscience you may fall for
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This scam comes straight from one of our own at Scamadviser who received this via LinkedIn. Name/Email address: Microsoft Online Services
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