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08-24-2016 06:21 AM
I received a call number (800) 678-5786 imitating HP technical support. How do they have my number and knows I bought a HP tablet?
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I had this number call saying they were hp technical support saying so had notifications on my computer that were downloading things nonstop. I just told them thank you and that I would call hp technical support myself if there were issues. You could hear the big group of people in the background talking. So strange
I had a guy calling me saying he is HP technical support. I excused myself from conversation, but he kept calling me at least 6 times in an hour. I ignored the calls and finally put the number in call blocking. Beware of such similar calls from these guys.
I wonder why the guy pretending a HP technical support knows I bought a HP computer, and have my phone number. Did HP support leak customer information or was hacked. Should I call HP about that?
08-24-2016 07:01 AM
Please look at the top of this page Beware of fake HP Support where you see the ! mark in the blue circle for instructions for reporting this info to HP.
This has happened to me too several times. It is a scam, pure and simple.
No one from HP will ever call you out of the blue to discuss issues with your PC, or to tell you your PC has a problem.
I have no idea how these people get our phone numbers but they are not being leaked from HP.
Some of them have even found a way to have their caller ID be the same as the real HP technical support 1-800 number.
09-19-2017 01:04 PM
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