Tag: Stay Safe Online

Stay Safe Online – Bogus Facebook Adverts, Scam Text Messages and Investment Scams

Stay Safe Online – Bogus Facebook Adverts, Scam Text Messages and Investment Scams

If your computer is going slow, bring it in for a health check, we’ll do overnight scans, remove any viruses and unnecessary programs that are slowing it down – this is usually more cost effective (and definitely more environmentally friendly) than buying a new computer – but if it isn’t – we’ll tell you.  We can also install ESET anti-virus software recommended by Which? 

Stay Safe Online – Online Meetings

Stay Safe Online – Online Meetings

My laptop kept overheating – it got very hot and bothered after a 4 hour meeting and really crashed out when I tried to attend an all-day conference – so the guys suggested they set up my desktop with a webcam, speakers and a microphone.  It was much simpler – and cheaper – than it sounds and it really is so much better – connected to the internet by a cable – not wireless – and they also fixed up an extra screen so I can see my documents separately.  Simples!

Stay Safe Online – identifying scams

Stay Safe Online – identifying scams

And if you hover over ‘Sign in to HMRC online services self assessment’ you will see that the link will take you to ‘nagata-k.net’ which is obviously nothing to do with our UK Government!  If you do accidentally click on a link – don’t enter any personal information, passwords or usernames – and if your computer starts acting strange, turn it off and ring us – advice is free 01948 840102