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Consumerline has issued a warning about the cost of using unofficial sites offering government services. more »
Trading Standards Service (TSS) is warning consumers to avoid online offers of slimming products that claim to be on a 'free trial basis'. more »
The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment's Trading Standards Service (TSS) is today launching its Scams Awareness Month campaign, which runs throughout February, and is asking the public to help in the fight back against the scammers. more »
As Christmas approaches, the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment’s Trading Standards Service (TSS) is urging consumers to be on their guard against the top five most likely festive scams of 2011. Scams are estimated to cost consumers in Northern Ireland £100million every year. more »
The increase in smart phone malware is one of the key threats being highlighted during this year’s annual Get Safe Online Week. At a summit to launch the week, Francis Maude, Minister for the Cabinet Office, launched a new Rough Guide to Internet Security. more »