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Internet Fraud

Internet Fraud

It doesn’t matter how careful you are with updating your computer with the latest anti virus software, spy ware and switching on phishing alerts, you still need to be very careful about being duped into divulging your online credentials.

Be very wary of any emails that come through, warning you of a potential threats, or stating that your online accounts have been compromised and asking you to log on. If you do get such emails you should not click on any of the links within the email as these may take you to a bogus site.  Instead you should carry out a search for the organisation in question to find their genuine web site, or use your previously stored short cuts.

Also when entering any passwords ensure the address bar at the top, starts with https: The ‘s’ meaning that it is secure. (see below)

The latest news from Microsoft is that they have joined in the fight against cyber crime by joining the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA). For more information read the full article

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