Every once in a while, some joker calls, claiming to be from Microsoft (or Windows). They explain that they've detected malware of some sort on your computer and now they are here to help you fix it. I've known more than one person who fell for this helpful scam, and even if I didn't, I have no love for these people.
One day, upon receiving such a call, I decided to let them 'help me' fix my Windows. I started recording the call and this is the result.
Pay close attention to how they react when they find out they have been trolled. It's kind of satisfying.
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Ruggedly handsome science, Linux, & technology geek. Writer and Free Thinker at Large. The "Cooking With Linux" guy. Occasionally opinionated. Always confused. Loves wine, food, music, and the occasional single malt Scotch. Long time columnist for Linux Journal, LinuxPro Magazine, Ubuntu User Magazine, SysAdmin, and others. Author of six books including "Linux System Administration: A User's Guide" and the "Moving to Linux" series of books. Promoter, advocate, and evangelist for Free and Open Source Software on radio, television, and YouTube.