I had a call from “BT OpenReach” telling me that my router had been compromised by hackers and I needed to take action to fix it. I told the guy I’d have to boot up my computer, which was old and slow, so it would take a while. I put the phone down for about five minutes and got on with what I’d been doing. When I picked the phone up I told him he was absolutely right and that the hackers had already got to my router because I didn’t have internet access. He asked me to reboot the router. I said it was in another room and I’d have to put the phone down while I sorted it out. About another five minutes passed before I got back to him and told him it was back up. I spent a few minutes playing dumb, misunderstanding his instructions. He gave me a web address and asked me to enter it as he spelled it out, letter by letter. Then he asked “What can you see?” I said “A picture of Bugs Bunny” He replied with something unintelligible, then said “You think you’re funny man, but I’m smarter than you”. » Continue Reading.