More and more people are using computers, smartphones and tablets to get online. It’s a great way to look up information, do your shopping, stay connected with loved ones, and even make new friends.

The internet has lots of positive aspects, but there are things you need to look out for. These include viruses which can damage your computer and online scams.

Online scams take place when criminals use the internet to try to con people into giving them money or their personal information. It’s estimated that £670 million is lost every year by victims of the most common online scams. The most common online scams to look out for include:

 

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