Category Archives: Scams

The Top Five Online Scams and How to Avoid Them

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Credit: Peter Dazeley

We’ve all come across content that seems to good to be true in our Web surfing travels. How can you be sure what you’re looking at is the real deal? If you’re concerned about your safety on the Web (and who isn’t), then you’ll want to learn how to spot the fakes, the phonies, and the downright silly before you get Continue reading

Do not install MacKeeper

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Many users will see references to an application called MacKeeper on various web sites and via pop-ups on their browser. Not only is it expensive for what it purports to do (freeware applications that do the same or more are readily available), it can sometimes install itself without the user realising it, and it can be very tricky to get rid of.

MacKeeper has been described by various sources as highly invasive malware* that can de-stablize your operating system, adding that it is Continue reading