October 23, 2015
October 23, 2015 Hopefully all of you Talktalk customers have seen the news and are already being careful. It appears that all of Talktalk customers’ details may have been stolen by the hackers and therefore you need to watch your bank and financial transactions for any abnormal activity. The hack first was noticed on Wednesday […]
November 18, 2013
The BBC report that the Police have issued a warning about the dangers of CryptoLocker that can infect a computer via email and then encrypt (scramble) your files. Another report says that the Swansea Police actually paid the ransom! There are steps you can take to protect yourself.
January 3, 2013
Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 comes top of a review of PC security programs. But there are arguments that the antivirus companies are too slow at responding to new threats and that our computers are left vulnerable. Furthermore, if antivirus programs are not doing an adequate job, why have one at all?
November 19, 2012
An email account was hacked and contacts started to receive messages about being mugged in the Pilipines. The Inbox and Contacts on webmail were cleared out and no further emails were received despite changing the password.
October 31, 2012
A PC was locked by a screen claiming that the computer had been used for illict purposes. A fine (or ransom) was demanded!
September 4, 2012
Scam email pretending to be from Microsoft that was after some private details. Don’t be taken in by it. Don’t click the “Verify Now” link.
July 20, 2012
Fake antivirus programs that claim that your computer is infected with trojans have recently been seen after a gap of about a year. Don’t be taken in by scammers!
April 13, 2012
Flashback Trojan has infected 600,000 Mac computers around the world and has removed the claim that Apple computers are immune to infection. Time to install security!
February 7, 2012
Read the excellent article from Kaspersky about keeping yourself and your children safe on the Internet. The article was released to mark Safer Internet Day 2012.
February 4, 2012
“Man in the browser attack” highlighted on the BBC New Channel program Click.