What do i do if i gave my phone number to an dangerous website?

Zulhadeef Zulhisham 1 Reputation point
2021-04-29T07:27:07.17+00:00

i was downloading a cracked game, it asked for a game license. I then downloaded the game license, it asked to pick an offer. I chose an offer. it told me to put my phone number. Without thinking, i entered my phone number. It showed the hazard sign next to the website. What can i do to stop the scammer?

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  1. Reza-Ameri 16,906 Reputation points
    2021-04-29T13:27:57.147+00:00

    Try update your Windows and run a full system scan with an updated Anti-Malware product.
    Report all those websites to Microsoft:
    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/wdsi/support/report-unsafe-site
    You might receive spam or unwanted calls and SMS and make sure block and delete them.

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  2. Dave Patrick 426.2K Reputation points MVP
    2021-04-29T13:31:46.617+00:00

    Without thinking, i entered my phone number. What can i do to stop the scammer?

    Change your phone number if this is a worry.

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  3. Teemo Tang 11,311 Reputation points
    2021-04-30T01:38:11.173+00:00

    In general, keep Windows 10 is update to date and enable Windows Defender is enough to resist virus, malware and scam on your computer.

    Don’t trust the incoming call which come from the person you don’t know
    Don’t install any unknown app on your mobile phone.
    If it is practicable, change or delete your phone number on that dangerous website.

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  4. Dave Patrick 426.2K Reputation points MVP
    2021-04-30T02:12:09.853+00:00

    Any progress or updates?

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