Phone Scams, avoid them
Published: Thursday, January 3, 2019 written by Drew Jackson
I have said this thousands of times to customers, don't fall or a scam. Since 2016, we have told hundreds over the telephone and thousands in person, don't fall for a scam. Use your brain and common sense.
Here is what Dells says and I concur:
As we’ve said
before, the best protection from these scams is to hang up immediately
if you receive a suspicious call. Here are Dell’s top five tips to help
you avoid being scammed:
- Hang up! If an unsolicited caller pressures you to act quickly and
give up sensitive personal and financial information to fix an issue
and/or engages in threatening, aggressive behavior, that’s a sign of a
- Never hand over your financial information to unsolicited callers
who try to charge you to remove computer viruses, malware, or
ransomware, even if they have specific information about your computer.
- Never pay for tech support services with any type of gift card or by wiring funds. Dell will never ask you for these forms of payment.
- Never visit unverified websites and never download and install software that unsolicited callers try directing you to.
- Never agree to give control of your computer to any unsolicited
caller to fix an issue you did not report—despite how convincing they
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