COVID-19 Payments /HMRC Email Scam

More scam emails relating to HMRC. They are getting more convincing, so you must give them greater scrutiny. This one requests repayment of granted funds. The easiest way to spot it is by checking the FULL return email address ( not just the name). Most emails I have from HMRC end with @advice.hmrc.gov.uk While it … Read more

Fake Windows 10 Download Scam

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

Windows CLSID phone scam

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