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Covid -19 Scam

2020-10-01T12:28:12+01:00October 1st, 2020|All members|

I had a message from a friend who is a member of Houghton-le-Spring U3A saying that some members had received a SCAM message claiming to be from NHS App asking for bank details to pay for a Covid - 19 test .   Jean W  

Current Affairs

2020-09-29T21:28:45+01:00September 29th, 2020|All members|

Current Affairs Group Leader Malcolm Wilkinson We normally meet on the Friday morning, 10am, the day after our U3A monthly meeting. The meetings are held in Seaham Masonic Centre and are open to anyone. We can have anywhere between 8 and 18 present. As you can imagine, there is some lively [...]

A Winter Friend

2020-09-29T19:33:30+01:00August 26th, 2020|All members|

This article is so befitting for all of us... take time to ponder... the last statement cannot be refuted:-    I FIRST STARTED READING THIS EMAIL AND WAS READING FAST UNTIL I REACHED THE THIRD SENTENCE.  I STOPPED THEN AND STARTED OVER, READING SLOWER, AND THINKING ABOUT EVERY WORD...  IT [...]

Cyber Crime Update

2020-08-05T15:36:30+01:00August 5th, 2020|All members|

Cyber Advice and June Summary What cybercrime has been reported in our area? ?? In June we had a total of 242 reports made to Action Fraud for our area. Of these reports, hacking of social media and email remained the most commonly reported by volume, along with numerous reports of [...]

Phishing Expeditions

2020-07-28T10:22:44+01:00July 28th, 2020|All members|

We have a received an email from HQ, please see below. I have received a few phishing emails, supposedly, from some of our “members”, even one in my own name! The last one was in fact from someone in Spain! I just mark them as spam and delete them once they [...]

2020-07-18T09:43:32+01:00July 18th, 2020|All members|

Hi All I hope you’re all keeping safe in these difficult times. This morning myself, Gordon, Kathleen, Mabel, Joan, George and Carole had an informal committee meeting in Mabel’s garage !! we even took our own chairs Sorry you couldn’t all attend but with social distancing etc it wasn’t possible We [...]