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Windows defender Scam

Getting the lock-up scam saying Defender has found a Trojan virus and I must call a support number to get help [ ~$300] to get the machine working again. I just turn it off and start again but I'm a McAfee subscriber and feel the protection I'm paying for should be blocking this stuff. Is there a special setting I need to turn on to stop this Defender scam from happening?

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Re: Windows defender Scam

Hi @Hartlyboy 

Greetings from McAfee.

We are sorry for the inconvenience caused. I have sent a private message to you, kindly revert with the required details to help you regarding the pop up issue.


Edward Franso

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