Yahoo and Windows security messages

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I'm getting Yahoo and Windows security messages that I should call a number. 866 811 5999 Is this a scam? How should I handle this?
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l_zacharias

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Posted 7 months ago

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Tom Emmelot, Champion

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Hi  I_zacharias,

Welcome to TM Home users Community, a public site where volunteers try to help each-other , also there are TM Employees that can give answers.
Yes it is a Scam.
Did you a full scan?
Free anti-malware tools for Home Users
https://esupport.trendmicro.com/en-us/home/pages/technical-support/1105967.aspx

Resetting your web browser for performance and website redirection issues
https://esupport.trendmicro.com/en-us/home/pages/technical-support/1096707.aspx
Must do the trick.

Kind regards,
Tom
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Hi l_zacharias and welcome to the community! 

Many thanks to Tom Emmelot for the help here. 

As he said, yes, it is a possible Tech Support Scam message. You can follow what Tom replied above to remove it. You can also check the link below to learn more about it. 
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Suspected Third Party Technical Support Scams

Thank you and have a great week! 

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