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demon hackers

Discussion in 'Other Mobile Devices' started by arleereed, Jul 12, 2018.

  1. arleereed

    arleereed Thread Starter

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    i'm new to internet use & so far only check emails, look up items i might want to buy. All of a sudden i started to have to reset my email pswds every day & if i went into email more than once a day, would have to reset multiple times.

    got a phone number for yahoo & phone rep told me that a hacker in columbia was tracking my internet activity & that no matter how often i changed my pswd, the hacker would be able to get it immediately. Yahoo rep transferred me to another dept & at some point i agreed to let this new rep get onto my chromebook, but i noticed it said reddit in the address line.

    this reddit rep said that not only was a hacker in columbia tracking me, but that there were several hackers tracking me & while "fixing" my cpu a photo supposedly from Interpol showed a man & name in columbia, no less & then said i needed a firewall & couple of other things (chromebook is supposed to have inet security built-in) then proceeded to ask for between 199.99 to 599.99. i think this is a squeeze-play scam. i've filed a complaint with our dept of agriculture consumer trade & protection & written a complaint to Yahoo. how do i get these demons out of my cpu?
     
  2. dvk01

    dvk01 Moderator Malware Specialist

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    There is only ever 1 fix for chromebook problems or issues & that is restore or reset to default. That is the way chrome OS is designed

    The malware cleaning forum is for windows malware specifically. The tools & programs used to fix malware only work on windows. 99% of all malware is targeted at windows users.
    Moved to other mobile devices forum
    Chrome os ( although can be used on desktop ) is basically a browser OS designed primarily for mobile/tablet usage
     
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