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Untangling Tech

Untangling Tech

We keep up with technology so we can help explain it to you. We'll try new devices and share our thoughts on them. We'll share the cool apps our clients are using. We'll watch for the latest scams and alert you so you can protect yourself. Have a question? Send it through our Contact Us page and we'll answer you directly as well as blog about the topic and post it in our monthly newsletter.

Is that really Microsoft?

We’ve written about this before, but She’s Wired still gets an alarming number of calls about a Phishing attack using the Microsoft brand name. If you get a popup claiming to be from Microsoft and asking you to call a given number: DON’T CALL!


It’s probably a phishing scam.

Additionally, be wary of Google Ads claiming to be a Microsoft support site. Microsoft has only one Googling Microsoft could yield unsavory “tech support” that wants exorbitant fees for ongoing help you don’t need. If you need to call Microsoft, start with the REAL Microsoft website or call a TRUSTED tech support company.