How To Spot Fake Online Reviews

I’ve been contacted a couple of times recently by people who have found my blog on the trustworthiness of online reviews.   Specifically, one of them wanted to know how accurate and true the reviews on Amazon are after reading this article detailing a scam whereby sellers offer free goods in return for a favourable review. As more…

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Protect Your Printer Or Pay The Price

Keypad on a printer

Cybercrime is a scourge which affects millions of us every year. I’ve written before about the steps you can take to defend yourself from scammers, but all the signs are that the rapid emergence of Artificial Intelligence will only make things worse. I don’t want to worry anyone, but the recent annual meeting of the…

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Royal Mail Scam

More than a thousand Brits have been targeted in just one week by scammers pretending to be from Royal Mail. Action Fraud has issued a warning detailing the con, which aims to steal personal and financial information. The victims received emails purporting to be from Royal Mail, telling them they had missed a delivery and…

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Don’t Let Holiday Excitement Blind You To The Scammers

2 sun loungers on the beach

It’s that wonderful time of year when people are excited about their summer holiday. For many, the sense of anticipation is heightened as it’s their first chance to get away since the pandemic. As the world opens up again, Brits are naturally eager to lie on a beach somewhere hot with their loved ones and…

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