I got a call from these SCAM guys this morning.
1st Caller ID:
It started out with a guy speaking bad English (sounded like he was from India).
He is telling me my computer was sending errors to their server.
Then after a few steps he has me type into the computer, he say's that he needs to transfer me to someone else - he starts to transfer me to someone else and I hung up.
I get a call back from these guys. The same noise is in the background.
This time Call ID shows:
I ask him where he is located and he tells me New York.
Then why does the caller ID show Texas I ask.
Our server is located someplace else he says. Our server called you.
After making like I am following his directions:
I enter on the left side the Microsoft Windows key and R
a Command Window opens and now he tells me to type in: eventvwr
Well at this point I know he is trying to do something to my PC or get my credit card information..
I make like I am following his instructions again but it gets to the point that I suspect he knows that 1- I ma an Idiot or 2 - leading him along. But No, he thinks I am not doing something correctly.
I decide to end the call and tell him I am not buying into his Scam.
He continues to talk to try to convince me I need to do this.
I told him I was wasting his time but he try's to threaten me that, I am very foolish and sort of indicates he will do something to my computer.
I hung up and did a Google Search for - eventvwr and came up with articles on the Scam.
SO BEWHERE OF THESE PHONE CALLS - IT"S A SCAM!