Tech Support Phone Scams

The LIS Technology Help Desk received notification today of tech support scammers calling campus and local numbers. These phone calls came in as restricted or blocked numbers. LIS wants to warn users to avoid sharing information with such callers. 

If you’re called and offered unsolicited tech support help, please do not follow their instructions. The LIS Technology Help Desk will not request passwords, banking information or other confidential information. More information on these scams can be found at http://www.microsoft.com/security/online-privacy/avoid-phone-scams.aspx

If contacted about a scam please notify the LIS Technology Help Desk at x1000 or online at help.luther.edu

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