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Recent Scam Phone Call – Numbers

Below is a list of some the most recent numbers associated with a scam phone call. If you are wondering whether or not to trust a phone number then Do Not Trust It.


Here are a few of the most reported scammer phone numbers recently;

  •  (844) 809 – 6672
  • (844) 887 – 8082
  • (888) 489 – 3458
  • (888) 610 – 5078
  • (844) 573 – 4073
  • (855) 760 – 8955
  • (866) 357 – 4326
  • (855) 366 – 2200
  • (855) 225 – 7470
  • (866) 357 – 4326


Pretending to be Tech Support;

  • (800) 480 – 5091
  • (844) 573 – 4073
  • (530) 564 – 0926
  • (888) 725 – 1822


Also, these guys are pretending to be the IRS;

  • (347) 709 – 6173


This type of phishing is known as Vishing and is when a scammer uses a telephone to tries to trick you into giving up sensitive information.


Suspect a recent phone call was from an illegitimate source?  Leave it in the comments and we would be glad to investigate  🙂

Google Doc Phish

Google Doc phish Example & ways to Identify

There is a google doc phish going on and it seems to be very wide-spread. This new threat is hitting most major organizations.  As often happens, the message makes its way through spam filters and the untrained users make the virus spread like wildfire.

Once someone clicks the link, it hijacks their account and spams their contact list.

A few major indicators that this is a phish;

  • The recipient’s address was :  hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh@mailinator.com
  • If you hovered over the link you would have seen the URL was hidden and they used a shortener that read something like the following; (we intentionally broke this link so nobody clicks it)
    •  https:\\goo.gl\rG6YsW


Google Doc Phish

Edit** This is the alert we received and notified our people about on April 28th….. A week before anyone else. Google claimed to have quickly shut down the attack an hour after they noticed a week later.  All PeopleSec users avoided this attack  😛



Microsoft Support Scam

The phone number and web address keep getting taken down and new ones keep popping up. But there is a Microsoft support scam going on requesting personal information. Do Not give them any information.  Here are a couple screen shots from a few different people encountering this scam. Vigilante hackers have done some research and identified a group based in India that also operates a business called iyogi, believed to be responsible for these attacks.



microsoft support scam



Microsoft support scam takeaway

Always be cautious and pay attention to the details such as sender info and never ever enter credentials if there is a shadow of a doubt about its legitimacy.