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Nothing. About every five minutes I am getting a phone call…

Nothing. About every...

Nothing. About every five minutes I am getting a phone call from a private number. They left a message and of course I couldn't understand what they were saying. I caught the word "computer " and I hope the call is a scam and not from you .

Technician's Assistant: What's the brand/model and Operating System (OS) of your smartphone?

This message g This message comes on my regular landline.

Technician's Assistant: How long has this been going on with your smartphone? What have you tried so far?

I haven't done anything yet ... my husband answered the call yt?

Technician's Assistant: Anything else you want the Smartphone Expert to know before I connect you?

Twice and I have ignored it ever since.

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This is absolutely a scam, it is very well known and we see this type of tech support scam often. No legitimate company would ever contact you this way. Your computer does not report its status to anyone. Usually what will happen is once you are in contact with them they will lie to you about issues that your computer does not have such as it is being hacked or has viruses. They will then attempt to charge you many hundreds of dollars to fix the fake issues. Do not speak to them just keep ignoring the calls and they will eventually stop once they realize you are not going to pay them. If you happen to answer and they start talking just hang up.

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