How-to: ‘Tis the season for on-line safety

TalkTalk -  Tis the season for online safety
Our esteemed colleagues over at TalkTalk issued a cunningly un-disguised sales pitch for one of their products recently; it’s on a protected link, so feel free to ignore that! What was more useful was the advice in the sidebar for staying safe on-line over the coming holiday season.

Six things you can do:
  • Avoid buying things from unfamiliar websites
  • Be wary of clicking on competitions on Facebook and Twitter
  • Make sure you recognise who’s sent your e-cards before you open them
  • Don’t give out your personal information unless you trust the site
  • Don’t let the kids download games, films or music from illegal sites
  • Remember that if an offer sounds too good to be true, it probably is