Online Safety

Get Online Week

Get online week – 15th to 21st October 2018

#try1thing Get Online Week is a campaign by the Good Things Foundation and has been running since 2007. The idea is to bring digital inclusion to national attention. The theme this year is try one thing, so if people have never been online before to show them how to do it and what benefits being online …

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Do I Need to Install Anti-Virus on my Mac, iPhone or iPad?

Do I need to Install Anti-Vius on my Mac, iPhone or iPad? The simple answer is no – at least for the time being. Viruses are designed to steal data, take over your computer and spread themselves to other devices. To do this viruses have to be able to run on your computer, get data …

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Keeping your Android Phone/Tablet Safe

Keeping your Android Phone/Tablet Safe This post is part of a series looking at staying safe online, please see our post on staying safe online here, keeping your children safe online here and how to keep your Windows PC/laptop secure here. Android is now the most popular phone and tablet operating system in use. We …

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Keeping your Windows PC/Laptop Safe

Keeping your Windows PC/Laptop Safe This is part of a series of posts about staying safe online, see our online safety basics here: Online Safety – The Basics. We also have about Keeping Children Safe Online. If you use your PC or laptop to get online you should take some basic steps to keep you, …

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Keeping Children Safe Online

Keeping Children Safe Online This is part of a series of posts on keeping safe online, see our post of the basics here: Online Safety – The Basics   The internet is an incredible amount of knowledge, resources and entertainment available to anyone with an internet connection. It is possible to connect with people from …

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Online Safety – The Basics

Online Safety – The Basics This is the first part of a series, in the following weeks we will show you how to keep your children safe online and secure your device. With the rise of scams, hacks and malware the online world can seem like a dangerous place. However staying safe online is easy …

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Who’s been looking at my Gmail?

Who’s been looking at my Gmail?   Gmail user? Want to know if anyone else has been snooping on your emails? Well, there are a couple of nifty ways of checking out which devices have been accessing your account If you’re logged in to your Gmail account just click on: https://security.google.com/settings/security/activity You’ll be taken to …

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