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Another telephone scam
Just when I thought I'd heard every possible ruse for criminals to get you to switch on your computer and let the...
Phil
15 Apr 2018 2
iOS 11.2
This morning I thought that my iPad had died, I couldn’t get it to charge at all. The technician at Carphone Warehou...
Anne
06 Dec 2017 0
Suspect Amazon E-mails.
I have recently received a suspect e-mail supposedly from Amazon, starting with "Dear Mr. Hughes" and going on about ...
Philip
02 Sep 2017 1
Important major update to Windows 10
Microsoft's latest major update to Windows 10 is now being 'pushed' to computers. In the Learning & S...
Phil
30 May 2017 4
scam phone calls
I have had a . number of scam calls purporting to be from TalkTalk.as has a friend. They do not seem to address me by...
Reginald
19 May 2017 1
Those with a btinternet.com email should read this
As a result of the massive Yahoo hack (see our Forum Item on 16th December), btinternet.com customers have been asked...
Phil
21 Dec 2016 0
Email Scams.
I have received an "authentic" looking e-mail from a firm I last used 2 years ago informing me that my bill of £204.9...
Philip
02 Dec 2016 0
Ever been tempted by an online ‘free trial’?
Have you ever been tempted to sign up to an online ‘free trial’ of miracle face cream, quick fix diet pil...
Ian
12 Nov 2016 0
Online banking - a guide to staying secure
There is a new document in the Learning & Support Centre about online banking.  Click here to view it. Ma...
Phil
31 Oct 2016 0
Yahoo email hack
You may have seen recently in the news that Yahoo has admitted that details of 500 million accounts had been hacked i...
Phil
30 Sep 2016 0
Telephone scam
My mother has just received an automated phone call which said it was from HMRC. That they were filing a law suit aga...
Anne
09 Aug 2016 2
Report Fraud and Cyber Crime
Fraud (and cyber-crime) is when trickery is used to gain a dishonest advantage, which is often financial, over anothe...
Ian
27 Jul 2016 0
address Mail
I have found a strange address in my address book ( echo sound test service ) I do not know who they are and I have b...
Anne1
18 Jul 2016 1
Banking customers targeted by Smishing
The latest information coming out of the ‘Action Fraud’ website reports victims having receiving text mes...
Ian
08 Jul 2016 0
Microsoft bans easy to guess passwords
Whenever you hear about a list of password being leaked, its made clear that people are still using "slack" passwords...
Chris
16 Jun 2016 1
Is the internet a safer place today?
Today it's been announced that a major source of spam and malicious e-mails has gone 'offline' (i.e. ceas...
Phil
13 Jun 2016 1

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