Another Robocall this morning
Do you get these type calls?
For the second time in a few weeks now, we recorded a message on our answering machine that is connected to our landline phone. When I played the messages back one was from the local library and this was a welcome message. We had an item to pick up. Okay fine, no problem.
But that second message was kind of suspicious. It went something like this: "There has been a security breach detected in your antivirus software recently. Please call this toll free number ... "
It was a robocall. Can you believe this? I always run Norton first thing in the morning and once in the middle of the day and finally again at bedtime before I shut my system down. What kind of entity calls you up, especially on Labor Day of all days, and plays an automated recorded message about having a software security breach? They, whoever they are, never said who they were associated with and for that matter, just what type of breach and how did they detect this breach!
I will have to do more research. The only problem I have is I accidentally erased the message that gave a toll-free number, to do a Google search on it. Oh well, they have called twice so far, so I guess it's just a matter of time before whoever it is tries this trick on me again.
CNBC reports on the problems with robocalls recently
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