Keeping Activities Safe

Trades Approval Websites

A number of websites have been launched in recent years which the public can use to find tradespeople and check their credentials. Tradespeople or companies have profiles on the sites describing their services and often featuring...

Job Searching

Job searching online has become the most popular method of finding employment. However, like all online activity, job hunting carries certain risks which you need to be aware of and take precautions against, in order to stay...

Adult Content

There are a number of precautions you should observe when visiting websites featuring adult content....

Smart TVs

Smart TVs (also known as Connected TVs) integrate television with the internet. When connected to the internet, they enable you to search and find videos, movies, photos and other content on the web by interacting via your remote...

eCards

eCards (electronic or online greeting cards) have become very popular over the past few years. They provide a convenient, inexpensive and fun way to send greetings to friends and family – or if you run a business – your...

Safe Property Rental

Fraud involving rental properties has always existed, but the fact that the majority of rentals are now advertised online has increased opportunities for fraudsters, and hence the amount of rental fraud that takes place. Such...

Safe Online Dating

Online dating sites take the traditional matchmaking process online and allow people to meet one another via the internet, with many encounters leading to long-term relationships....

Online Gambling

Online gambling has seen a massive increase in popularity in recent years, and gamblers have a huge choice of sites and apps to choose from. Some offer only specific types of gambling (such as bingo, poker or betting), whilst...

Holiday & Travel Booking

When using the internet to research or book your holiday or other travel arrangements, the world is literally at your fingertips. However, there are risks associated with doing so – some specific to holiday and travel booking...

Online Gaming

Many computer games are played online against other players over the internet, whether on a console, computer, mobile device or via social networking sites. Most play using an assumed identity, so you are generally already...

Webmail

Webmail, such as Hotmail, Yahoo! Mail or gmail – or that supplied by some internet service providers – makes it easy to email using different computers, smartphones and tablets. However, there are risks associated with using...