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Protect Yourself Online: How to Stay Vigilant Against Scammers
As we become more reliant on the internet for everyday activities like shopping, banking, and communication, it's imp...
DanielFriend
22 Mar 2023 0
Santander Scam
Several scam attempts recently via text purporting to be from Santander. The message states that a named person h...
DanielFriend
13 Mar 2023 0
why it is important to identify your customer when you are working online?
You not only need to increase your customer base in order to be competitive in a company that depends on customers, b...
Nancy1
21 Sep 2020 0
why it is important to identify your customer when you are working online?
You not only need to increase your customer base in order to be competitive in a company that depends on customers, b...
Nancy1
21 Sep 2020 1
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
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
Will Yahoo be changing its name?
Following a filing at SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission America) Yahoo has announced that it will be changing i...
Chris R Anthony
31 Jan 2017 0
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
Simple shopping mistakes to avoid whilst paying
Have a look at the following link reference simple mistakes made whilst paying (courtesy of LoveMoney) : Shopping ...
Ian
16 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
Fake text messages targeting parents/grandparents?
One of the latest scams is for fraudsters to send out distressing messages to parents or grandparents in the hope tha...
Ian
11 Aug 2016 0
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
New browser pop up window scam
In the press today, people are being warned about a new scam (or a variation of other scams) where a pop up window ap...
Phil
22 Jun 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
add ons
are they dangerous
Clover from Highway
10 Jun 2016 0
Ransomware increase
There has been a reported significant rise in Ransomware scams. Ransomware is malicious software that encrypts (sc...
Phil
07 Jun 2016 0
Don’t install “WhatsApp Gold” on you mobile - it contains malware
WhatsApp users are being tricked by fraudsters into downloading a fake version of WhatsApp which infects Android devi...
Ian
01 Jun 2016 0
How to avoid postal scams!
Scam mail is sent for the sole intention of obtaining money through deception and/or fraud and is estimated to accoun...
Ian
27 May 2016 0
Argos’ email
This con, made to look like an email from Argos (but there are more from other well-known establishments - for exampl...
Ian
25 May 2016 0
Argos’ email
This con, made to look like an email from Argos (but there are more from other well known establishments - for exampl...
Ian
24 May 2016 0
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