Using the Small Claims Court to Sue a Scammer

Posted on 06/13/2017 11:39:13 AM

Step 1. Attempt to Resolve Problem Before you go to court, you must try and settle a claim before taking court action. If you don't try to settle first, the court may penalise you. If you've got an issue about faulty goods, you must try to resolve the situation yourself first. For example if your ...

The Dark Web: What is It ?

Posted on 06/06/2017 03:16:21 PM

The Dark Web is the part of the World Wide Web (and associated services) that is hidden. You won’t find these sites on Google or other search engines because they have never been registered  and deliberately don’t have links from other sites that Google or the other search engines know about.  The ...

How to Deal With Identity Theft

Posted on 05/29/2017 05:45:19 PM

  How Identities are Stolen Scammers have lots of ways to get identity information, including rummaging through bins, fake websites, a stolen wallet or purse, social media for people who publish too much information about themselves, letters and calls asking for information etc. But the most common ...

The Underground World of Hackers

Posted on 05/23/2017 05:04:49 PM

The "computer underground" is a label that has been used by the media over the last twenty years or so and is familiar to most people.  It is a culture of hackers, phreaks, pirates, fraudsters and others, but most people just think of the hackers, as portrayed in the media.   Like any ``underground'' ...

Getting Help after Fraud Is Not Easy

Posted on 05/18/2017 12:13:14 PM

In a lot of cases, if you have been defrauded using a debit or credit card or your bank account then you can get the money back from your card supplier or bank. But there are many cases where this is not possible or a bank or card supplier was not involved. The banks do at times fob off customers who ...

The Clear-Smart TV Scam

Posted on 05/15/2017 11:06:42 AM

The website www.clear-smart.co.uk entices people by advertising expensive TVs at discount prices. The discounts aren’t huge – these scammers know not to make it obvious that it’s a con trick. So the discount is enough to interest you but not warn you of illegality. Clear Smart is not a company ...

Encountering a Bad Website

Posted on 05/10/2017 03:22:49 PM

  It can be very simple and quick for people to create websites – good websites and bad websites. What can you do if you encounter a bad website? Bad in this case doesn’t mean something you don’t like but a website that is a scam or misleading or steals your personal information or is a copy ...

How to Avoid Cold Callers

Posted on 05/05/2017 01:38:45 PM

We all get unwanted cold calls and they can be very annoying and in some cases lead to fraud and loss of money. Many are harmless and just waste your time and may lead to more unwanted phone calls. Here are some actions that will help you to avoid cold callers A.     The Telephone Preference ...

How to Stop Spam Letters

Posted on 05/05/2017 01:33:12 PM

If you want to stop spam letters coming through your letterbox there is a series of actions to take. Get or make a notice for your front door The sign can say ‘”No Junk Mail” or “No Unaddressed Mail” or something similar. You can get these notices online or make your own. Register with ...

What is Malware?

Posted on 05/04/2017 02:54:58 PM

Most people understand that computers can get viruses – that interrupt the computers activities and usually cause harm to the computer in some way even causing the computer to become unusable. But there are a wide variety of things that can infect a computer and potentially cause harm that are not ...



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