Accepting Terms & Conditions

Terms and conditions are legally binding. Make sure you read them.

Blackmail emails

emails threaten exposure for viewing adult content online

Buying & Selling Vehicles

Buying or selling ... protect yourself and your money.

Buying Medicines Online

It's vital to be certain that online pharmacies are authentic and registered.

Call Recording Services

The new breed of call recording services: we query their safety.

Computer Use in Public Places

Using computers, smartphones or tablets in public places safely.

Contactless Payments

Contactless payment by phone or card is fast and easy. But you need to be aware of the drawbacks.

Copycat Websites

Make sure you're using the official website when buying official services, or it can cost.

Coronavirus & Your Internet Safety

Protecting yourself from Coronavirus related scams.

Counterfeit Goods

Buying counterfeit goods carries many risks. Do all you can to avoid doing so.


Stalking is serious, and can be dangerous. Know the risks.

Digital Legacies

Your digital assets may have a value to someone, so protect them.

Donating to Charity Online

Are you sure the website you are donating via is authentic, and secure?


Be sure you know what you're sending or receiving.

Fake News

How to differentiate between fake and real news

Hate Content

Online hate content can be upsetting, dangerous and possibly illegal

Holiday & Travel Booking

Put your feet up and relax with our online booking advice.

Job Searching

Advice on how to keep your online job hunting safe and secure.

Loyalty Card Fraud

Loyalty cards have become an attractive target for fraudsters. Find out how to protect yourself.

Mobile Apps

Mobile apps make life so easy, but you do need to take precautions

Mobile Banking

Mobile banking is fast and convenient. Make sure you keep it safe too.

Money Muling

Transferring the proceeds of crime overseas is a criminal offence.

Motor Insurance Fraud (Ghost broking)

Beware of buying motor insurance from unauthorised sellers

Online Abuse

Any kind of abuse online can have serious effects on the victim

Online Gambling

Keep it safe with these top tips.

Online Gaming

Online gaming is growing in popularity. Keep it safe & responsible.

Online Radicalisation

Extremists make widespread use of the internet to spread their ideologies and radicalise young people.


Don't share any more personal info than you have to.


Choosing and using passwords correctly is vital.

Pension Fraud

Pension scams are becoming increasingly commonplace. Don't become a victim.

Preventing Identity Theft

Your identity is precious. Keep it that way with a few simple precautions.

Price Comparison Websites

Be careful and make sure you really are getting the best deal.


Maintain privacy and avoid identity theft or fraud.

Protect yourself against smishing

Smishing is where you are defrauded via an approach from a text message


Beware malware that holds you to ransom

Ratting - Remote Access Trojans

Take steps to avoid someone taking over your computer, and your webcam.

Recovery Room Scams

Don't become the victim of a recovery room scam

Replacing Windows XP

Support for Windows XP ended in 2014. Replace it before you get security problems

Revenge Porn

Posting explicit images online can cause victims considerable distress & embarrassment

Safe Internet Use

Some valuable tips on using the Internet safely.

Safe Online Dating

If you're looking for romance online, make sure you're doing it safely.

Safe Property Rental

Sound advice on staying safe - whether you're a landlord or a tenant.

Searching the Internet

Search the Internet safely with our simple advice.

Skype & Other Video Calls

Take care when using video calling/meeting services.

Smart TVs

Smart TVs have brought the television and computer closer together, but being connected, they do carry risk

Social Engineering

Don't be manipulated by strangers into doing something or giving away confidential information.

Social Media Phishing

Clicking on links in unsolicited social media posts can spell danger

Spam & Scam email

A few simple rules about dealing with spam and scam emails.

Spam Text Messages

Spam texts are annoying and could be illegal

Subscription Traps

Don't get fooled by free or cheap offers which lock you into expensive payments.

Tax Scams

Fraudulent emails claiming to be from the tax authorities are a popular tool of scammers.

Telephone Banking Fraud

If you get a call from your bank or the police warning you of a problem, it may not be what it seems.

The Internet of Things

Connected everyday objects can be just as liable to intrusion as your computer and mobile devices.

Trades Approval Websites

Not all trades recommendation websites are as they seem. Do your own checks.

Transferring Money

Take a few precautions when asked to transfer money.

Viruses & Spyware

A basic understanding of computer viruses and spyware.

Voucher / gift card scams

Scams involving 'payments' of debts or bills by gift card are on the increase

Webcam Blackmail

Never get into compromising situations in front of your webcam ... it could end up costing you dearly.

Young People & Cyber Criminality

Is your child making the wrong cyber choices?

Your Connected Home

Today's connected home makes life smarter and easier. Is your home connected safely?

Your Information & Facebook

Download the data that Facebook holds about you.