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Darras
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Phonecall from BT claiming my IP Address compromised in a foreign country.

Just had a phonecall on my landline claiming that my ip address has been compromised in a foreign country and advising to select 1 to go through to the BT Technical department - was this a scam ?

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Distinguished Guru
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Re: Phonecall from BT claiming my IP Address compromised in a foreign country.


@Darraswrote:

Just had a phonecall on my landline claiming that my ip address has been compromised in a foreign country and advising to select 1 to go through to the BT Technical department - was this a scam ?


Hi, welcome to the forums.

100% scam.

There are many similar posts in these forums.

 

Distinguished Sage
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Re: Phonecall from BT claiming my IP Address compromised in a foreign country.

Yes. To save repeating everything here have a look through the forum and you will find hundreds of similar posts.

Darras
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Re: Phonecall from BT claiming my IP Address compromised in a foreign country.

Thanks both, always worth checking.