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Question: A legit Apple support number?

My wife's I-Mac has a screen saying she has a virus and must contact Apple support immediately. Is ***** a legitimate Apple support telephone number?

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Apple will never contact you via phone to say your Mac has virus. It is a scam attempting to gain your personal information by phishing.

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