Beware of the telephone number 1800-491-580, 01800-491-580, or +61-1800-491-580. It is being used by scammers pretending to be technical or customer support representatives from Amazon. They send fake system warnings, notifications, or order confirmations that tell you to call 1800491580 to have the problem fixed or cancel order.
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This review expose everything you need to know about the text message , and why it is fraudulent.
How Does 01800491580 Technical Support Scam Work?
The text message is created by scammers who aim to steal account credentials, personal and financial information. When you call the fake technical support number, the scammers will claim they are from Microsoft, Amazon, or other tech companies.
This is where the scam comes in.
These scammers will trick into visiting a phishing websites that steal account credentials, personal and financial information. They may even ask you to grant them remote access to your computers, which will allow them to install spyware or other malware.
See one of the fake text messages below –
Your order confirmed payment $3969.99 against Canon EOS R6 Camera at AMZ. Order# 4154029510 on 2021-04-08. Helpline ( 61)1800-491-580 if any dispute, Thank you
Have you been tricked by this 1800-491-580 scam? please change your online passwords, and have someone trustworthy check your computer for spyware or malware that the scammers may have installed.
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