Scams are unfortunately, not a new thing. They are however always evolving but there is a pattern of the types of phone scams that are run.
These are the scams that you’ll typically get through email. However, there’s been a rise in phone call scams involving people claiming to be computer support. They often state that they are from a big name company like Microsoft and that the computer has an infection. They’ll try to get you to allow them to access your computer. Don’t do it! If you are suspicious that they may have obtained access to your computer, please call a reputable computer repair shop.