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  •  Beware Telephone Scam! That Say Your Computer Has a Virus

    Monday, May. 12, 2014

    Recently,some people at SCU have gotten unsolicited phone calls offering to fix their computers.If that happened to you,make sure you do not do anything the caller asks you to do.It is most likely a phone scam.Even if you wouldn't be fooled, please warn friends and relatives (especially elderly ones) who might not be aware of scams like this. Victims of this fraud could suffer anything from identity theft to having their computer hijacked and used to send spam or viruses without their knowledge.

    Where to Report Phone Fraud

     What If They Put a Virus on My Computer?

     

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