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  1. J

    Found out email address of a hacker. What can I do now?

    Hello. My other half's Facebook account has been hacked twice in the last 24 hours. We have been able to regain control both times, and now I've managed to find out what the email address of the hacker is. My question is: is there any way for me to report the person harassing us using the email...
  2. H

    I'm building a new PC, and found this on eBay...

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/GTX1050Ti-Video-Graphics-Card-Game-Graphics-Card-Premium-128Bit-DVI-Video-Game/263356099719?hash=item3d513f2c87:g:ui4AAOSweM1aIShn Not sure if it's a scam or not, since the seller has mostly positive feedback, but it's suspiciously cheap...need help from someone who...
  3. L

    Odd phones showing up on my laptop under network devices

    Lately I've been seeing odd, random phones showing up under my Network (screenshot attached). There's one that keeps showing up but no one in my household has that type of device. The others are random and it seems like there's always a new one. The other day one came on called "Leapfrog", then...
  4. C

    In Progress Stupidly gave scammers remote access to my PC for short time

    I know i messed up and you don't have to remind me but it all fit together at the time. I was woken up at 9am this morning on my day off school by what i now know were cold callers: a charming laddie telling me there is a problem with my PC and that it is infected with a virus and spyware...
  5. A

    New cse.google.com redirection

    What is the easiest way to get rid of this cse.google.com redirection problem...? I'm having this problem on Chrome
  6. D

    New Kindle Fire HD 4th Gen; malware claiming to be FBI

    Immediately upon opening any app on the Kindle, it redirects to a page (not a webpage) that can only be left by returning to the home screen. Cannot access settings, internet, books, etc. The malware claims that the only way to remove the watch by the "FBI" is to buy a $100 iTunes gift card...
  7. LUIS39

    Solved Scam?

    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2 OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium, Service Pack 2, 32 bit Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 4300 @ 1.80GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 2 Processor Count: 2 RAM: 3069 Mb Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS, 256 Mb Hard...
  8. A

    Solved Allowed remote access on laptop to scammer, need help

    I was downloading games from steam on this old laptop so that I could transfer it to my newly bought laptop arriving later next week (internet is slow). Laptop has an unlicensed Windows 7 Professional OS and no anti-virus software running and got an pop-up (couldn't close it) that I would lose...
  9. C

    Microsoft remote help...or have I been scammed?

    Hi, I have just been online with Microsoft who were trying to help me as I have a laptop that will not install Windows 10. They remote accessed my laptop and took my name, email address and phone number. They then performed some tests on the laptop, took some machine information from me and...
  10. C

    Microsoft scam aftereffects

    My father recently fell for a microsoft "tech assistant" scam, where he blindly allowed the scammer remote access to his computer. We are unsure what the scammer did during the remote access. Since his computer is old, we can easily get a new one. Problem is, we are unsure if this incident would...
  11. K

    Solved WAS it Real?Hacked?

    A few weeks ago I got a HUGE full page pop up with a voice that said.. ALERT ALERT.. Your Computer has been hacked.. Do not do any banking or buying until you call this number and we will fix it!! It was so fast and I was so stunned that I didn't write down any of the info.. I think it said it...
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