Suspicious Calls claiming to be from Microsoft

It appears several members have received calls from people claiming to be from Microsoft attempting to sort computer problems out. These are clearly part of a big scam and we are told that Microsoft would never ring anyone up regarding such things. It seems probably that these scammers are trying to get your computer’s  IP address to gain control over the machine. Some members have simply told the caller that they don’t have a computer and this seems to do the trick, but some calls can turn quite abusive – so it may be worth just hanging up.

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