You may get a call from “Microsoft” or “Microsoft Tech Support” – claiming that they have detected serious problems with your computer. They may even call you by name. They say they can take control of your computer and fix it for you.
This is a scam – don’t fall for …..
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As an IT support person I am frequently asked to recover lost passwords – more often than you might think.
People often forget their own passwords – especially when they chose them long ago A friend …..
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Symptom – clicking on links in web pages, a new window opens up – the status bar says something like “Waiting for google-analytics.com” then redirects to some advertising site like epoclick.com. I was also getting a message “jsc.google-analytics.com fails to load”
I was suspicious since my partner’s laptop and mine were infected with the …..
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I found this through Which.co.uk and is found in the Which Guide for Computing
Getting started with parental control software
Use parental control software to help keep your kids safe online
K9’s Web Protection software is free and will automatically block inappropriate websites and let you specify which websites your child can access.
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