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Tech support scams. Another attack that we see often is the technical support scam. In this attack the scammer contacts you and tries to convince you that there is something wrong with your computer and that you should let them “fix” it for you.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/protect-yourself-from-tech-support-scams-2...

Tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where scammers use scare tactics to trick you into unnecessary technical support services that supposedly fix contrived device, platform, or software problems. At best the scammers are trying to get you to pay them to "fix" a nonexistent problem with your device or software.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/topic/avoid-and-report-microsoft-technical-support...

Avoid and report Microsoft technical support scams. Security More... Less. Microsoft will never proactively reach out to you to provide unsolicited PC or technical support. If you receive a phone call claiming to be from Microsoft, or see a pop-up window on your PC with a fake warning message and a phone number to call and get your “issue ...

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/protect-yourself-from-phishing-0c7ea947-ba...

Creating a false sense of urgency is a common trick of phishing attacks and scams. They do that so that you won't think about it too much, or consult with a trusted advisor who may warn you away. Tip: Whenever you see a message calling for immediate action take a moment, pause, and look carefully at the message.