1.    21 Aug 2016 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    Posts : 1
    windows 10

    "Suspicious Activity" Popup?


    I received this popup :

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ID:	97516

    Is this a legitimate message from Microsoft ? I doubt it, but I've been out of the loop on computer security matters for quite some time and cursory search about scam popups did not bring up anything looking this official. Had to use CtrlAltDel to close this window.

    Thanks for help.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    21 Aug 2016 #2
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Nashville, TN
    Posts : 3,144
    Windows 10 Pro

    Yes, it's bogus. The URL should tell you that, anything from Microsoft would come from a Microsoft domain. Regardless, Microsoft doesn't do stuff like this.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


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