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Phonecall saying someone is using my internet illegally and they need to secure it?

I have just received a phone call claiming to be from Virgin Media saying that people are using my internet illegally and that they need to secure it.  I told them I would phone Virgin direct and hung up.

Would this be a scam call.  I don't really want to phone Virgin at the moment as it takes ages to get through to someone. 

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Re: Phonecall saying someone is using my internet illegally and they need to secure it?

Yes, it's a scam.  Like all scams there's the fear element that your service may be terminated, or you might get in trouble with the police ect, and then the gullible are persuaded to hand over control of their device for the scammers to install malware, or to "reenter their account details for security", and give away bank or personal details.

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