Fake Phone Calls from Microsoft

If you get a call from someone saying they are from Microsoft and they have detected a security threat on your computer that they want to help you with, do not give them access to your computer or any financial information. It is a scam plain and simple. We have seen several of these in the last 48 hours.

If you want to see a security expert playing along with such a scammer, see this article: http://www.wired.co.uk/article/malwarebytes