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Over 90% of Commonwealth citizens are unaware email passwords are a top target for criminals

March 10th 2022 Get Safe Online research reveals high level of global anxiety around cybercrime Survey of over 5,000 people finds that the public are split on WhatsApp’s safety Only 3% of respondents said they never thought about online...

10 March 2022

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British Sign Language Interpreted – Friends Against Scams Awareness Session

Bolton Deaf Society, a local independent charity providing practical support to deaf people in Bolton and the surrounding areas, has produced a video...

28 April 2022


My Instagram account was hacked and I was tricked into promoting scam cryptocurrency

By Charlelie (Ciicii) Mavusi I’ve had Instagram since 2012 and built up more than 5,000 followers in the process. One day on a Friday morning in...

18 March 2022


Of all your passwords, your email account ones are the most important

A recent survey conducted by leading online safety advisory organisation Get Safe Online in advance of its Global24 2022 event, revealed that 93% of...

10 March 2022

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