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Phishing – What it is and how to avoid it

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What is Phishing? You get an email sent to you pretending to be from a reputable organisation. They’ll usually contain a link for you to click on or a phone number to call, both of which are there in order

Posted in Scams, Viruses

The Call from ‘Microsoft’

I need your bank account details!

This is a very common scam. You receive a call off somebody claiming to be Microsoft. They say they have detected a virus on your computer and ask you to follow instructions to enable them to access your computer to

Posted in Scams

HMRC Tax Rebate Scam

There are dozens of variations of this email purporting to be from the HMRC.  Some tell you that you are due a tax refund whilst others appear to be informing you that you have successfully submitted a payment or warn

Posted in Scams