Help Protect Your Friends And Family From Scams – Part 2

Hello Folks, A while back Chris Di Lullo wrote a piece on protecting your friends and family from phone scams.  Well the bad guys must have been reading our blog because they have updated their “Modus operandi” or method of operation. Instead of calling and pretending to be from Microsoft offering to help “fix your…

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Help Protect Your Friends And Family From Phone Scams – Part deux

Last May, Chris Di Lullo posted a great note regarding a phone scam that had been going around. Well, they are back at it.  (I’m wondering if they ever stopped). I received 3 calls this weekend from someone posing as a Microsoft employee offering to help me fix my machine.  So I thought to myself,…

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Help Protect Your Friends And Family From Phone Scams

A few weeks ago, I was surprised to get a call from Microsoft offering to help “fix my window”.  This was surprising because: My window wasn’t broken and having worked at Microsoft for a while, I’m pretty sure we don’t do home repairs. Microsoft doesn’t call people out of the blue to offer technical support…