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Tips to Shop Securely Online

Shopping online doesn’t have to be a scary. You can shop online safely and securely. There are many safe sites out there, and many places you can shop on the Internet with out feeling worried about fraud or identity theft. Unfortunately not all sites can be trusted, so how do you know if you are safe when you’re shopping online, or if you are …Read More

Protect Yourself from Fake Anti-Virus Software

Malicious Anti-Virus scams also known as rogue AV involve users being tricked in to downloading or paying for antivirus software that is actually completely fake malicious software. This issue is growing; according to the latest research by GetSafeOnline.org (the UK’s national internet security initiative) a rising number of organised criminal gangs are tricking security-conscious internet-users into purchasing fake anti-virus software to access their bank …Read More

Security Essentials Screensaver – Scan for viruses While Your Screensaver Runs

What if your screens saver did something more practical than show pretty pictures? With Microsoft Security Essentials Screensaver you can. While your computer is not being used the screensaver kicks in like any other screen saver. The difference here is that the screen saver will scan your computer for viruses while it’s running. The screensaver is a small file that does not require an …Read More

Protect Yourself from Online Scams

Fake websites are the most common way that scammers try and lure computer users in to handing over their passwords and other sensitive information. These sites are often referred to as phishing scams, they are usually designed to look like legitimate sites and often contain characteristics of the genuine website they are trying to copy. Fortunately there are several steps you can take to …Read More