Reply All

Reply All is a show about the internet, hosted by PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman. It features stories about how people shape the internet, and the internet shapes people.


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    Episode Description:

    This week, a telephone scammer makes a terrible mistake. He calls Alex Goldman.

     


    Further Reading

    If you suspect you are a victim of a tech support scammer, you see a suspicious pop-up, or get an unsolicited tech support email, you can make a complaint to the Federal Trade Commission by following this link, or by contacting the company that the call center was impersonating directly.

    Microsoft fraud report page
    Apple fraud report page

    Microsoft did a global survey of tech support scams in 2016, and the results are pretty interesting. You can find it here.

    Oh, and don’t be like Alex. Never let some stranger remotely connect to your computer.

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