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HOW TO: Report the Microsoft phone scam

UPDATE: For the most relevant information on Microsoft Tech Support Scams, please visit the Microsoft Tech Support Scams page. We can ensure this page stays updated with the most relevant information involving support scam trends, techniques, and solutions.   If someone calls you from Microsoft technical support and offers to help you fix your computer,...

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Get security updates for September 2014

Get security updates for September 2014

Microsoft releases security updates on the second Tuesday of every month. How to check for the latest updates. This bulletin announces the release of security updates for Windows, Microsoft Office, and other programs. Learn how to get security updates automatically For IT Pros: Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for September 2014 To get more information about security updates...

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Congratulations! You’ve won $800,000!!

Well, maybe not. But that’s just one of the many ploys that scammers send in their relentless efforts to part people from their money or sensitive personal information like passwords and account numbers. Microsoft is asking people to take a survey of their experience with online fraud—what kinds of scams they’ve encountered (including those on...

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Advanced Security Notice

5 passwords you should never use

This is part three of three posts on stronger passwords. Part 1: Create stronger passwords and protect them Part 2: Do you know your kids’ passwords? The news is filled with stories about hackers cracking passwords. You can help avoid being a victim by never, ever using these passwords: Password. Believe it or not, this...

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