Are You Leaving The Door Open For Hackers?

Derbyshire Alert, the community messaging system for the whole of Derbyshire, have issued the following advice on behalf of Derbyshire Constabulary and Action Fraud. The advice comes as many people are falling victim to hackers who hatch their plans via scams to target devices.

The very word ‘hacked’ can strike fear into the heart of many of us. Whether it’s social media, email or your online banking, being hacked is concerning, frustrating and potentially expensive. But by installing a few updates to your devices, you can keep hackers out.

Here are some tips to help you keep your devices safe.

Why are software updates important?