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Possible security breach with zlato company asking for payment.


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#1 Pointe

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Posted 13 March 2017 - 02:51 PM

I think i've been dupped.  A company (I thought it was Apple, as they told me), put a post on my computer with a telephone number saying I had a virus and my computer was at risk of crashing.  I called and they tapped into my computer, (I thing they hijacked it) then ask for $300.00 for (2) service to block any and all viruses from ever entering my computer.  They told me I had to pay today or my computer would crash.  I am supposed to get a prepaid visa card and call them.  I am frightened and I have not and do not want to pay them.  They have tried to call me today but I didn't answer.  WHAT SHOULD I DO?

Thank you for any and all help you could give me and I am running scared.

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Posted 13 March 2017 - 05:16 PM

I am closing this topic to avoid confusion because there is a duplicate open in AII

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/641967/hacked/

 

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Edited by NickAu, 13 March 2017 - 05:16 PM.

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