Protect Your Non-Tech-Savvy Family/Friends! Help Me Help Them! Please! — The Writer’s Playground

I prefer to keep my work identity private but let’s just say that I work customer service for a major online retailer. I’m seeing a very heartbreaking trend in customer support calls the last couple of weeks. People are seeking help with their online orders/accounts, and wind up contacting a scammer instead of the real […]

via Protect Your Non-Tech-Savvy Family/Friends! Help Me Help Them! Please! — The Writer’s Playground

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10 comments

  1. One time I messed with a guy tryna scam me over email lol.

    But yeah, these people are terrible. One got after my grandma and almost stole ten thousand dollars but my dad caught on and stopped my grandma from sending anything, thank goodness.

  2. I had a red pop up page the other day – they wanted me to call the 800 number to get rid of it. I used task manager and left Chrome, then I have Malwarebytes premium and ran that and nothing came up, but it gave me the heebie-jeebies anyway. Thank you for sharing this.

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