If you have received a text message appearing to be from Apple, telling you your Apple ID is due to expire today, it’s a scam! This is an example of a phishing scam which is currently circulating in the form of a text message, which is not actually sent by Apple Support. The scam tries to trick iPhone users into sharing their username and passwords. If you see a message like this, then you should just delete it and avoid opening the link. Read more →
Archive for month: April, 2016
Hackers have once again proven that regardless of how many security precautions someone takes, all a hacker needs to track their location and pry on their phone calls and texts is their phone number.
The hack, first proven in 2014 at a hacker convention in Hamburg by Karsten Nohl, a German security researcher, has been exposed as still being active by Nohl over a year later for CBS’s 60 Minutes. Read more →
Research shows the threat of fraud towards those reaching retirement who refuse to seek expert guidance is worryingly high as it’s revealed that almost 9 in 10 people cannot spot common signs of a pensions scam. Read more →