Category: Stay Safe Online

Stay Safe Online – Automated Phone Calls and Scam Emails

Stay Safe Online – Automated Phone Calls and Scam Emails

Watch out for scam phone calls purported to be from HM Customs threatening legal action or ‘your internet provider’ threatening disconnection, scam emails, hoax domain name renewals and hosting charges.

Stay Safe Online – Do’s and Don’ts

Stay Safe Online – Do’s and Don’ts

Don’t allow anyone remote access for any reason – it gives scammers remote control of your computer which allows them to steal personal information, including passwords and banking information. 

Stay Safe Online – Scam Text Messages

Stay Safe Online – Scam Text Messages

How do you find out if a text is real or if it is a scam?
Go onto the internet and type ‘google.com’ into the address bar at the top of the page – this will give you Google’s search page – then type ‘contact Lloyds’ into the search bar – the first thing listed will be the real Lloyds Bank – and you will see it’s www.lloydsbank.com

#staysafeonline What is Courier Fraud?

#staysafeonline What is Courier Fraud?

One couple received a call from ‘Scotland Yard’ saying that bank fraud had been discovered, they were persuaded to go to their local branch and take out a large sum of money from their account. The fraudsters then sent someone to collect the money from their home address.