“BT Scam” hits hard in the pocket

“BT Scam” hits hard in the pocket

Swansea Council have shared some disturbing news on their Facebook page today. Be extremely careful when dealing with anyone who rings you up “claiming” to be from a Telecoms or IT company. Most reputable companies simply do not contact their customers in...
Windows 10 Released

Windows 10 Released

Windows 10 will be released tomorrow (29th July) – If your PC qualifies and you have reserved it (saving £99 if done within 365 days), you should get asked at some point during the day when to install it. If reserved, your PC has been downloading some...
Get Windows 10

Get Windows 10

Many Windows 7, 8 & 8.1 owners will have noticed this new “Get Windows 10” icon today and will appear over the next few weeks on their PCs:   Microsoft have confirmed that their new operating system will be available for a FREE Download on 29th July...
Talktalk Accounts Compromised

Talktalk Accounts Compromised

Today, a customer brought a laptop to JPC which was compromised by cold callers pretending to be Talktalk. What makes this more scary from the usual “scams” is that the voice at the end of the phone knew personal account details unique to Talktalk such as...

Microsoft Scam has changed!

The annoying phone calls from “Microsoft” have always been a pain, but a customer of JPC faced additional problems once the caller remote controlled her two PCs. Normally it’s just a case of having to clean up any software “Microsoft”...

Shellshock Virus

The latest virus to receive media attention is Shellshock. Unless you are using UNIX services on a Mac or UNIX/LINUX systems, AVG have announced that there is nothing to be alarmed about! If none of the above makes sense, then you are probably not at risk either! See...