Please be advised as our team has also seen this periodically--Be Forewarned--it is a scam!!
Onward to the New Week with all its' possibilities!!
National Cyber Awareness System:
US-CERT encourages users and administrators to refer to the FTC Alert and the US-CERT Tip on Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks for more information.https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2017/06/23/FTC-Releases-Alert-Tech-Support-Scams
06/23/2017 04:09 PM EDT
Original release date: June 23, 2017The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released an alert on technical-support scams. In these schemes, deceptive tech-support operations offer to fix problems that don't exist, placing calls or sending pop-ups to make people think their computers are infected with viruses. Users should not give control of their computers to any stranger offering to fix problems.