Category Archives: Online Scams

Information about online scams.

How To Hide Your Facebook Friends List From Scammers

How To Hide Your Facebook Friends List From Scammers

My No1 tip for safety on Facebook from scammers or not so nice “Friends” is to hide your Facebook Friend List.   Why Hide Your Friends List? If your Facebook friends list is public you will be more of a target for scammers, and so will your friends. The most common scam, that has been… Continue Reading

Ashely Madison Hack, Schadenfreude or Sympathy?

Ashely Madison Hack, Schadenfreude or Sympathy?

There are more qualified security experts than I who can tell you the “How, Why and the What To Do” in regards to the Ashley Madison website hack. But, as I’m constantly banging on about privacy and online safety I can’t ignore this train wreck of an online crime, which is what it is. It is… Continue Reading

Thinking Of Upgrading To Windows 10? Privacy and Scams

Thinking Of Upgrading To Windows 10? Privacy and Scams

For the next 12 months you can upgrade from Windows 7 or 8 to Windows 10 (what happened to 9!!!….What was that joke about when 7 8 9……?) for FREE! Free from Microsoft is amazing…they really want us on that operating software. Watch Out For The Scams Lots of email scams going around showing you… Continue Reading

Latest Advanced Facebook Privacy Settings!

Here is the latest “Advanced Facebook Privacy Settings” 2015. Step By Step Video. If you want to protect your privacy from non-friends which might include scammers, acquaintances, work mates or snoopers! This is the easy way for you to set up all those complicated settings. I also explain how to set some other settings which… Continue Reading

Stolen Profile Photos, Can You Protect Yours?

Stolen Profile Photos, Can You Protect Yours?

  If you Google “Profile Photo Stolen” or “Stolen Facebook Photos”  you might be very surprised to see some really shocking stories of ordinary people who have had their online images “stolen” and used for purposes they didn’t intend.  This Sunday the Brisbane Times reported on a story about a man who found out his… Continue Reading

iCloud Celebrity Photo Hack, Who’s Fault Is It? What Should You Do?

iCloud Celebrity Photo Hack, Who’s Fault Is It? What Should You Do?

  100 Female Celebrities had their intimate photos stolen from their iCloud accounts this last week. These photos were then put up on a forum called 4Chan for all the world to see. There are now many questions from Apple users about the safety of iCloud, and a lot of concern around whether it’s safe to… Continue Reading