Unsolicited phone calls offering to help clean up the viruses on your computer and many other scams are rampant these days scaring people into reacting and believing that they are getting help.

 

At Ambient iT’s own help desk, we receive around a dozen calls a week from scammers which we treat rather impolitely with accusatory overtones.

Here is an excellent article from a most trusted source about these type of scams.  Read about IT Tech Support scams here at malwarebytes.org