pay google!

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my son tried to get a new password for his g-mail account google informed him his g-mail account had been hacked and his computer comprimised and said he would not get a new password and access untill he payed them to go thru his computer and installed software to satisty them because they said trend micro was good but not good enougth.icant find any evidence this is the case.can you offer us any assistence in finding out if this computer is infected or hacked in any way?
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Hi David,

In Holland we have a lot of calls from Fake Microsoft Help-desk, that they got logs from your Computer that you must have a virus! They play it well, they let you see the windows log-files (There are always Yellow and red things there) and then they ask of they may help you!
Then they let you download a Teamvieuwer and try to get you let them on your PC.
I got also the same caller and i play stupid and dove till about half a hour till we came at the point he wants the password and then i told him he can go to hell and some other things i would not repeat here!
So i hope he has a huge phone bill ;)

Kind regards,
Tom