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Windows 10 Scam – Please Read

Windows 10 Scam – Please Read

Hi All,

With anything new the scammers are out like crazy 🙂 I am getting reports from people getting the below email to their home and personal emails. It contains a .ZIP file which says it will will upgrade you to Windows 10. its actually an embedded malware and it will encrypt all of your pictures, video’s and files. If you see an email from ANYONE with a link to install Windows 10, delete it. Windows 10 is ONLY issued to your machines via Windows Update or from running this tool, and only this tool -> https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10

As for the question to when you should install it, our recommendation is to wait until after 9/1. I would also HIGHLY recommend you take a full backup of your machine 1st.

WIn10Scam

BigSurCharles
Charles Love has been working in the IT Support and Consulting field since 1997. Before IT, Charles was working on his FAA A&P Airline Mechanic Certification in Queens, New York. Charles' first managed services position was in 2001 on Farmingdale, Long Island, back then MSP's were called Solution Providers. Throughout his career he has provided valuable consulting to various types of customers and technologies throughout North America. Charles started out as the first Big Sur full-time hire of the now rapidly increasing technical support team. As Director of Service and Cloud Operations, Charles' role includes developing new and streamlined processes for all of Big Sur's offerings and leading Big Sur's highly talented team of engineers.