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I am getting a call from a computer saying my security is off and to go to a website to update - is it spam? virus?

tony_otten
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I just received one and called my apple/care provider.  I was told it is a scam and to report it to skype.  Also Skype should be able to tell us how to block callers.  How do I contact skype?

patestory8
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Sounded like one to me so I blocked them

tony_otten
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sorry...i looked into Subscription & Bookmarks and couldn't see how to block a caller.  please help!!

patestory8
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Not sure how it just popped up - try the support pages

tony_otten
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Is there a number I may call to get assistance?

patestory8
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tony_otten wrote:

I am getting a call from a computer saying my security is off and to go to a website to update - is it spam? virus?


yes, a very common one.  please visit the thread below for instructions and suggestions on how to deal with such unwanted and suspicious activities;

 

http://community.skype.com/t5/Security-Privacy-Trust-and/How-to-Handle-Suspicious-Calls-Messages-and...

 



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