Do Not Call 1-844-313-7003 - It is a Fake Technical Support Number
March 2, 2017
Do not call the telephone number: 1-844-313-7003, because scammers are using it to collect their potential victims’ information. They are using malicious advertisements and websites to display fake messages to online users while they browse the Internet. The fake messages claim that online users' computers have been infected with a virus or malware. This is done to frighten online users into calling the bogus technical support number thinking they will receive help. But, once they call the fake technical support telephone number (844-313-7003), a person or an automated Interactive Voice Response system will request their personal information, financial information, or online account credentials (usernames and passwords). If the requested information is entered or submitted, it will be sent to cybercriminals, who will use it to rip-off their potential victims.
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A Sample of the Fake Virus Message
Your recent activity on the internet or wifi network caused you a severe threat on the Operating system.The opearting system file Kernel32.dll has been crashed and it has be fixed immediately to retrieve the operating system . The operating system has got corrupted which caused all the functions of the computer to get stopped. You have attempted to access a unsecured website which indeed caused this problem
The viruses has entered into your computer through Unreliable websites , blogs or when you download any free softwares or when you watch videos/movies on any third party websites without a proper browser protection. The computer has also been suspected with too much p*rnographic content and illegal (not to use ) softwares downloads too many times Please call for assistance for fixing the problem immediately. (Toll-FREE (1-844-313-7003), High Priority Call Line) Remember this problem can not be fixed through phone because the technician wants to see what is the exact problem is , so call the technicians immediately and get the virus removed It is recommended for People from spanish speaking countries have someone around you who speaks english, the technicians may or maynot speak spanish fluently
Please do not try to restart or shut down the computer as it may lead to operating system failure. Restarting the computer is not a solution for this problem and if you try to restart the computer all of your personal informations and operating system information can not be retrieved back
Online users who have received pop-up messages claiming that their computers are infected with a virus,malware, or their computers have been taken over by hackers, should just close their web browsers. They should never attempt to call the fraudulent technical support number in the messages.
Victims of this technical support scam, who have already called and submitted their financial and account information, should contact their banks and change their online account passwords immediately.
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