Not only can a poorly-maintained website look as if you’ve gone out of business, it’s also a target for hackers. This can be expensive, but also has long-term implications.
How do you report a suspicious website that may be trying to scam you? Or have you received a scam email or text message? If you’re in the UK, find out how to report scammers and help to stamp out cybercrime.
Seen an ad on Facebook for amazing items of clothing? Stuff that you just don’t find in the shops? Well, if these bargains seem too good to be true, they almost always are.
A genuine text message about coronavirus has been sent from the UK government to all mobile phones. Beware of COVID-19 scam texts however, that want to defraud the unwary during this time of crisis.
Want to avoid a Ransomware attack? Then beef up your passwords.
It’s scary to know that people are STILL using passwords as weak as ‘12345’, but apparently they are. Why, just why would you do that?
In January 2019, a massive data breach of 773 million unique email addresses, alongside passwords, was found on a popular hacking forum. These had been gleaned from sites that had been hacked in the past.