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Stay Safe Online – Nuisance Phone Calls, Bogus emails and Online Scams

Stay Safe Online – Nuisance Phone Calls, Bogus emails and Online Scams

Stay Safe Online If you are self-employed, it’s that time of year when self-assessment tax returns are due – but watch out for bogus emails, purported to be from HMRC, offering tax rebates, threatening penalties for tax evasion, or asking for personal or payment information.

Stay Safe Online Facebook Warning

Stay Safe Online Facebook Warning

I got messages on Facebook from people I didn’t know and I began to panic. I thought I had been hacked, my computer had viruses, criminals knew my passwords, I was worried they had access to my bank account. If you were using your mobile phone, don’t worry. it’s the safest place to access Facebook, but you do need to warn your friends that you have been hacked and change any passwords that you typed in – visit our website for more advice.

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.