If you receive an email supposedly from ‘The Insolvency Service’ as pictured, delete it immediately. Do not click on it. It is a scam. For further information visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/email-scam-warning
For those who are still waiting for their copy of Windows 10 to download to their computers, be aware. There is an email scam currently running offering the update instantly. It comes as an attachment to an email (shown below). If you open the attachment a virus infection will be activated. This will scramble all of … Read more
It has been revealed that an eBay database was compromised sometime between late March and early April. As a matter of good security practice you should change your eBay password. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-27503290
I have just heard from a friend who has had a 12 minute argument with a very pushy and rude PC scammer on the phone. The person on the phone said he worked for some UK government authorised company that gets alerts when people’s PCs get viruses and trojans. The friend argued with the scammer … Read more
Anyone who has been using BTYahoo to login to their email via a web browser should now login via www.bt.com and select mail from the right hand side of the top menu. This is because the BTYahoo page will shortly disappear, when BT migrate to their new system. Your email address and password should remain … Read more
We receive regular reports of phone scammers pretending to be from Microsoft calling local numbers. “Microsoft informs us you have problems with your computer” is the usual spiel. They will probably call you several times. It is all a scam to get you to pay for useless “support”.
There are increasing number of BT, BT Internet and Yahoo email accounts being hacked. The main source of this appears to be a phishing email with a dubious link. The email is made to look as if it is genuinely from Yahoo! or BT. It may ask you to click on a link to upgrade … Read more
If you receive any messages like the following, even from someone you know, IT IS A SCAM! If you are in any doubt, try telephoning them. You may find they are still at home. ———————————– I really hope you get this fast. I could not inform anyone about my trip, because it was impromptu. I … Read more
After almost a week of not seeing it… …the police virus / ransomware returns. Whatever you do, do not pay their demands. It is a scam. If you are not connected to the Internet, it may show up as a blank white screen. If you are unable to remove it. Call us. We can.