Virus Alert – Metropolitan Police Virus | Removal Instructions

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Virus Alert – Metropolitan Police Virus / Scam Alert & Removal Instructions

The Metropolitan Police virus is becoming quite a common sight again recently. This virus can be caught in many of the usual ways such as downloading music, through your e-mail and also from websites infected with malware etc.

This virus can . . . → Read More: Virus Alert – Metropolitan Police Virus | Removal Instructions

Microsoft Telephone Scams

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Recently there has been another spout of telephone scams targeting PC users pretending to be from Microsoft and that you have errors or a virus on your computer which they can remove. After requesting that you check log files on your computer, they will talk you  through installation of software to allow them . . . → Read More: Microsoft Telephone Scams

Cyber Crime | Growing Botnet Criminal Networks

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According to figures from a recent study approximately 6% of the UK’s 19 million online household PC’s are linked to criminal networks called Botnets on a regular basis.

Once these computers are hijacked, they could be used for a range of criminal activities including sending spam e-mails, attacking websites . . . → Read More: Cyber Crime | Growing Botnet Criminal Networks

Email Security | E-mail SPAM Alert

There is a new spam email going around with the title ‘We are going to sue you’. This E-mail is a hoax. Also don’t be fooled into opening any attached documents, the one we received is named ‘VIRUS_DETECTED_AND_REMOVED.TXT’. If you do receive this email I would suggest you swiftly remove it from your inbox by pressing DELETE.

The . . . → Read More: Email Security | E-mail SPAM Alert

New phishing scam on twitter

I recently recieved a direct message from someone on Twitter, and it reads ”is this really you in this photograph ?? [link to scam page]“. The link takes you to a page that appears to be the twitter login page, it looks exactly the same apart from the url in the top of the browser which reads “itiwitter.com”. If . . . → Read More: New phishing scam on twitter