Microsoft scammers target Manx residents

Manx residents are being warned not to give remote access to their computers to people claiming to be from Microsoft.

The Isle of Man Constabulary says members of the public have been contacted by scammers seeking access to their PCs.

Officers warn these scammers will attempt to steal files or install malware allowing criminals to access bank account.

The caution is the latest in a string of recent warnings from the police about scammers targetting Manx residents.