If you are using your computer and a notice pops up saying you are infected with a virus or something and instructs you to call a phone number,
DONT DO IT! IT IS A HOAX!!
Or, if you get a phone call from someone who claims to be from Windows technical support, don’t talk to them, hang up!
Lately, I get phone calls almost every day (3 on Friday) from people who call the number, let the scammer take over their computer, and then try to charge them hundreds of dollars to “fix” it.
When they refuse to pay, the scammer messes up their computer and leaves it that way..
Here is a classic example of one of these scammers