Beware of scammers – you will find these parasites everywhere from your pc to your phone to your front door

This is just another awareness post as scammers are hitting every corner of our society. They use methods to make us feel insecure or offer us something which is too good to be true. Be vigilent if you recieve unexpected messages appearing on your pc, laptop, mac, tablet or even phone. These scammers also thrive…

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VAT SCAM

Beware of fake email VAT demands from purchases you have made from an EU Country. DO NOT PAY THEM. THESE ARE SCAMS clearly to confuse the uncertainty of BREXIT. We received one today but the source of the Scam is from Brazil. This will likely be replicated so stay vigilant. computercareukAll-round I.T services for business…

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Don’t let scammers spoil your Christmas

times are difficult enough so stay vigilent and don’t let the scammers ruin what’s left of this year. Scammers will never go away so don’t listen to people on the phone or through email if you don’t know who they are. Stay Safe and have great Christmas. We are confident things will start improving by…

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HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL

As we head into a new decade so do all the scammers. We advise stay vigilant. Tips! Hang up the phone if you receive a call from anyone calling out of the blue. Common scammers often assume the identity of BT, Microsoft or a Bank If you see messages on your computer suggesting you have…

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Do I need a security package for my PC?

The short answer for any PC running Windows 7 or earlier is yes for sure. Why because older inbuilt security software is simply inadequate in today’s environment. Windows 10 includes a much better-inbuilt security system. Windows Defender has been greatly improved by Microsoft which not only protects against viruses but also against malware. But this…

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How not to Backup

Backing up your important files is as essential as ever but what are many people doing wrong? It is often assumed that computers will run out of space when storing hundreds of photos or documents on the computer. Well once upon a time that was very true however times have changed. Today most computers have…

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Be Safe! Stay Secure!

Almost daily a lot of our work is taken up by fixing computer systems which have inadequate security software. Then again much of our work is taken up by fixing computers where customers have been scare mongered into downloading so called security software which turns out only to be malware or ransomware. So we are…

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3rd party apps warning

We advise vigilance before downloading apps you are not fully informed about! Many apps such as driver detectors, registry cleaners and unrecognisable AntiVirus apps are maybe not all they seem to be. Our advice Always check for information online before putting your personal data and system stability at risk. Many of these apps are there…

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