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5 ways to check a website is legit

Worried a website is dodgy? Sense a site is slightly suspicious? Here are 5 quick and easy ways to check if a website is legit.

How can I check if a company is legitimate?

If you are worried about the authenticity of a company, it is always worth double checking they are legit before you have any dealings with them. We look at how you can find out whether you can trust a company or should avoid them at all costs.

How to stop spam text messages

Spam texts are not only a minor irritation but also a menace that catches out even the savviest of mobile users. Here is how to stop spam texts dead in their tracks.

Keep your money safe online from your kids

If your kids use your phone, tablet or other gadgets, they could easily run up a huge bill without even knowing. Here is how they could be spending accidentally - and how to put a stop to it.

I think I've been scammed, what do I do?

Don't panic; if you think you have been a victim of fraud take these simple steps to protect yourself and stop fraudsters in their tracks.

How to keep your bank details safe online

We now buy everything from holidays to groceries online and use the internet for much more besides. But while there are countless benefits you do need to protect yourself. Here's how to stay safe online.

5 essential steps to protect your privacy online

Big Brother is watching! It might sound scary, but if you don't protect yourself online then your personal information and private data is an open book.

How to beat scam mail fraud

Fraudsters target the most vulnerable members of society through postal mailings promising cash prizes. So what's being done to stop them, and what can you do to protect yourself and your loved ones?

What does fake money look like?

Counterfeit money will cause problems for you as well as for businesses; we show you how to spot fake notes and counterfeit coins so you know what to look for.

8 things your bank will never ask you to do

Have you ever received bogus calls, e-mails or texts from somebody claiming to be your bank? Here are 8 things your bank will never ask you to do (but a scammer might), that'll help you beat the fraudsters.

Phishing scams: How to avoid getting reeled in

Phishing scams aim to trick you into giving out sensitive information online. They can be scarily convincing but forewarned is forearmed. Here's how to hone you phishing spotting skills so you don't get caught out.

Don't pass on your personal data when you dispose of your old computer

You don't know where your old PC might end up after you dispose of it. Follow our advice and ensure that your personal data doesn't end up in the wrong hands.