[olug] Just had "johnathan" try to scam me into a teamviewer exploit
justin at hotlinesinc.com
Sat Jul 19 21:28:57 CDT 2014
My grandfather got hit with that in sd. He called me right after, never
have them access.
Taught him right.
On Jul 19, 2014 9:16 PM, "Tom Williamson" <twilliam at inebraska.com> wrote:
> I got a call from the same people. I knew immediately it wasn't worth
> dealing with, so when they asked if I had a laptop or a desktop, I said
> yes, since I have both. He repeated the question a couple of times, I
> answered yes, each time, and since it did not follow the script, he hung up.
> On 2014-07-19 18:16, Jeff Hinrichs - DM&T wrote:
>> Just had a cold call scammer, non-native english speaker, identify himself
>> as from the "Computer Maintenance Department" and had evidence that my
>> computer was actively being hacked.
>> I played along to see what he was going to try and do. Told him I was on
>> the windoze and asked if the hacker had my password and yahoo email login.
>> He said yes. He was attempting to get me to install teamviewer. That
>> doesn't sound too bad, except teamviewer has issues.
>> Anyone else have a similar experience?
>> When I busted him, it was pretty funny and he reverted to a deviant twelve
>> year old mentality.
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