computer and security

Law Data Protection Act 1998 The Data Protection Act 1998 came into being, to update a previous act. This was to comply with the European Rights Convention, Article 8 – giving people the right of privacy. If any size company collects information about people, in particularly personnel information such as credit card number, address, name, […]

computer safety

Introduction In this report we will be looking computer law, how to protect your computers and health and safety of computer, this report is also about children and the Internet 2 Hackers the law and protecting computer systems 2.1 Hackers The definition of the word hacker from the foldoc free computer online dictionary found at […]

fake IT Support scam

there are lots of ways you can be conned on the internet, there is a new way, by fake IT support ringing you up claiming to be Microsoft or other computer company and claiming something is wrong with your computer, when there is nothing wrong with your computer it is working as it should, watch […]

fake tech support

just finished reading a cool article on the new way people are conning us and I think you should read it as well, here is idea.  (quote from Make Use Of magazine) “You’re sitting at home, minding your own business. Suddenly, the phone rings. You pick up, and it’s Microsoft (or Norton, or Dell, or […]

PC Scammers

if you get a call like this from a person claiming they are from Microsoft or your ISP, they are scammers do not believe them all they want is money and access to your computer where they can download malware or viruses