What to do if you receive an email warning about a dreadful virus? It is more than likely that the message is a hoax, so please check before sending it on to your friends and contacts and spreading unnecessary alarm.
Our leaflet Hoax email gives you several websites where you can check whether a message is a hoax, and tells you how to spot a hoax.
Click here to download it:
Private Online searches
If you are concerned about the government, or others, spying on you, you may want to know how you can keep your Internet searches private.
Buying a new computer or tablet for yourself or someone you know? Not sure what sort to buy?
Click here to download our handy Buying Guide:
What is this ‘Online’ and ‘Internet’?
‘The Internet’, and ‘The Web’, is a huge network connecting lots of computers together around the world so that you and I can talk or pass messages when we are miles apart: ‘Being Online’ is when you use it.