WARNING HOW SAFE ARE YOU ON YOUR COMPUTER?
Hello every one sorry to sound an alarm or a warning. My intention is never to frighten anyone.
I had a hell of a day. My laptop bought from a charity. About ten years ago. Developed a virus this morning.
Had a pop up from Microsoft adding will have to shut down files. Need to call them who in turn transferred me to a company in the USA.
Who deals with these things.
I thought I was covered got and use Windows 10 Defender. Not so. At all. Apparently not everything.
From about nearly nine this morning speaking to an advisor from the USA. Explaining and showing me the evidence.
They use your Email and show you what is happening. Take over your laptop and simply show you.
I have been ill about all this from anxiety and slowly recovering.
The engineer has taken literally finished around 3pm this afternoon.
I do a lot on line shopping. You sign into a secure site even so how safe are you?
Yes there are certain things do help. https like that means is a secure site.
Always double check you software.
Unfortunately had to pay a sum to cover three years. This is not cheap but I have to ring up the Repair company month by month to double check.
There is no viruses.
I have also read the WHICH magazine. Has lots to say about the subject. Very informative.
There are software packages but do they do the job required.
Hope if you need advice . Please to give your self reassurance speak to your broadband provider. Look on line for advice and guidance.
Speak to Microsoft.
One aspect I am certain of. Banks will inform me of payments to make sure it is me.
New rules are to come into force I believe.
Had this morning with the bank texted me about a payment. Had to reply.
All I am saying please be safe and secure.
Please take care.
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