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Fraudsters exploiting council tax rebate scheme
More than £50 million lost to remote access tool scams last year
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 scams and cybercrime More than nine in ten adults (93%) across 22 Commonwealth nations are unaware […]

Ukraine crisis: warning about fake charity appeals
Nearly 40% of people looking for love online were asked for money
East Sussex Council launches new online safety initiative with Get Safe Online

East Sussex Council today, 11 January 2022, announces the launch of an exciting new partnership with Get Safe Online to help residents across the county improve their online safety. Working in partnership with Get Safe Online, this new campaign will consist of regular online safety messages being cascaded across networks and communities in the region, […]

DBS continues work with JobsAware to raise awareness of seasonal job scams
New report maps out victims of fraud
Twitch password change urged following massive data leak
Get Safe Online is founding member of Airbnb UK Trust & Safety Alliance
Warning about fake ‘Digital COVID Passport’ emails
Scams warning for tax credits customers
Get Safe Online launching bi-lingual websites in Pacific region

March 31st 2021 Following its success in raising awareness of online safety and security issues in many Pacific island countries, Get Safe Online is now introducing a range of its popular websites in different languages. Launching national websites in local languages across seven countries in the Pacific from March 2021, including national websites for Vanuatu […]

Get Safe Online Ambassador Day is this Saturday

February 23rd 2021 Get Safe Online’s inaugural Ambassador Day will be marked this Saturday, February 27th. The event will celebrate the impressive contribution made by the organisation’s community of Ambassadors around the Commonwealth, as well as helping to cascade advice supporting safer use of the internet. The Get Safe Online Ambassador Scheme was launched last […]

‘Better Internet for Kids’ report launched on Safer Internet Day

February 12th 2021 Today, Safer Internet Day 2021, sees the release of ‘Better Internet for Kids’ (BIK), a review of the year 2020. It provides a summary of a multitude of stakeholder efforts to protect children and young people online over the past year. 2020 was a year like no other. The COVID-19 pandemic triggered […]

Half of young people encounter misleading content online daily

February 9th 2021 To mark this year’s Safer Internet Day, new research released today by the official coordinators the UK Safer Internet Centre (UKSIC), shows young people’s experience of misleading content online as well as the strategies they are using to manage this at a time when being online is more important than ever.  77% of […]

New ‘HMRC’ scam texts follow new lockdown

January 5th 2021 Scammers are already busy sending out fake ‘HMRC’ texts following yesterday’s announcement of another national lockdown. Frauds exploiting people’s concern and confusion over COVID-19 began as soon as the pandemic hit, with numbers subsequently rocketing. The many themes have included fake test and trace calls to tax refunds, advertisements for non-existent PPE to vaccines, […]

Warning about COVID-19 vaccination scams

December 22nd 2020 Very predictably, the launch of the staged mass vaccination of people in the UK against COVID-19, is being accompanied by a rash of attempts at fraud, as reported by Trading Standards departments around the country. Exploiting people’s desire to receive the vaccination as soon as possible and, more recently, increased fear of infection […]

LEGO launches activities to help act against cyberbullying

November 20th 2020 The LEGO Group has today expanded its range of family-focused digital child safety and wellbeing initiatives to help families have conversations and learn more about how to tackle cyberbullying in an engaging, memorable way. A new ‘Build & Talk’ activity guide has been created to help parents and caregivers initiate conversations with […]

HMRC scams warning for Self Assessment customers

November 17th 2020 As HMRC issues thousands of SMS messages and emails as part of its annual Self Assessment tax return push, the department is warning customers completing their returns to take care to avoid being caught out by scammers. The annual tax return deadline is 31 January 2021. The department knows that fraudsters use […]

Charities warned of increasing fraud risks

October 19th 2020 The Charity Commission is warning trustees and donors to strengthen their defences as it fears the pandemic has created environments that are enabling charity fraud. As we enter Charity Fraud Awareness Week (19 – 23 October 2020), charities have reported being victims of fraud or cybercrime 645 times since the start of the pandemic […]

Criminals exploit COVID-19 as fraud moves increasingly online

Criminals exploit COVID-19 as fraud moves increasingly online

World Alzheimer’s Day: action on scams

World Alzheimer’s Day: action on scams

Impersonation scams almost double in first half of 2020
Public reminded to ‘mullet over’

Public reminded to ‘mullet over’

New warning about post-lockdown travel scams

New warning about post-lockdown travel scams

Public warned about test and trace scams

Public warned about test and trace scams

EasyJet customers warned after cyberattack
You, Coronavirus and staying safe online

You, Coronavirus and staying safe online

NCSC launches range of new protection measures

NCSC launches range of new protection measures

Keeping children safe online during the Coronavirus outbreak

Keeping children safe online during the Coronavirus outbreak

Coronavirus scams you should be aware of

Coronavirus scams you should be aware of

8 in 10 Brits would be embarrassed to admit they fell for a scam
Flybe Plane
Scam warning after Flybe collapse
How to ensure internet-connected cameras are secure
Coronavirus: what’s true, and what’s fake?
Keep online dating safe this Valentine’s and every day
Are young people free to be themselves online?

Are young people free to be themselves online?

Get Safe Online warns about Brexit related scams
Warnings following Travelex ransomware attack
Safer Internet Day: new educational resources

Safer Internet Day: new educational resources

Get Safe Online Welsh language site officially launched

Get Safe Online Welsh language site officially launched

Fraudulent Snapchat account promised ‘free money’
It’s Charity Fraud Awareness Week

It’s Charity Fraud Awareness Week

John and Sarah are most likely to overshare online

John and Sarah are most likely to overshare online

Generation Z setting new standards for online safety
Scam warning after Thomas Cook collapse

Scam warning after Thomas Cook collapse

Barclays warns students about money mule recruitment
5 million pension savers could lose out to scammers
‘No More Ransom’ initiative is 3 years old

‘No More Ransom’ initiative is 3 years old

Silence of the Nans – scammers taking advantage

Silence of the Nans – scammers taking advantage

Over a quarter of a million phishing attempts reported in the last 12 months

Make sure you mullet over before you fall victim to phishing emails on National Fish and Chip Day

Over £27m reported lost to crypto and forex investment scams

Over £27m reported lost to crypto and forex investment scams

WhatsApp users advised to update app following hack

WhatsApp users advised to update app following hack

Warning over Champions League Final frauds

Warning over Champions League Final frauds

£7 million lost to holiday fraud, says new report
New laws planned for internet connected devices

New laws planned for internet connected devices

New children’s online privacy code of practice

New children’s online privacy code of practice

New government proposal to tackle online harms

New government proposal to tackle online harms

Wales Cyber Safety Bus Tour begins
Victims lose over £50 million to romance fraud

Victims lose over £50 million to romance fraud

New FCA warning about investment scams

New FCA warning about investment scams

Young people struggle with permission to share online

Young people struggle with permission to share online

Safer Internet Day 2019 is almost here

Safer Internet Day 2019 is almost here

Christmas shoppers urged to stay safe online
Kids’ tracker watch found to be dangerous

Kids’ tracker watch found to be dangerous

New report on extent of children’s data collected online
Brits risk exposing deepest secrets to email hackers

Brits risk exposing deepest secrets to email hackers

Britain is a nation of digital over-sharers

Britain is a nation of digital over-sharers

Get Safe Online Scammer Nanas campaign wins another award

Get Safe Online Scammer Nanas campaign wins another award

Get Safe Online hosts European #CyberScams campaign in UK

Get Safe Online hosts European #CyberScams campaign in UK

Government launches consumer advice on smart devices

Government launches consumer advice on smart devices

Young fraud victims on the rise, says Cifas
Phishing attacks could follow Facebook data breach
Over £21m reported lost to computer service fraud in a year
17-24 year olds most likely to fall victim to motor ‘ghost broking’

17-24 year olds most likely to fall victim to motor ‘ghostbroking’

40,000 viewers urged to check bank statements

40,000 viewers urged to check bank statements

Safety advice after massive BA data breach
ID fraud falls for first time since 2014

ID fraud falls for first time since 2014

New warning on pension fraud – £91,000 average loss

New warning on pension fraud – £91,000 average loss

New ‘sleepwalking’ warning from fraud watchdog

New ‘sleepwalking’ warning from fraud watchdog

Report reveals where personal data is compromised online

Report reveals where personal data is compromised online

Payment cards & personal data records hacked at Dixons Carphone
Warning about buying online for prom night

Warning about buying online for prom night

Warning about GDPR-themed phishing emails

Warning about GDPR-themed phishing emails

Facebook launches youth portal

Facebook launches youth portal

Twitter users advised to change passwords

Twitter users advised to change passwords

Police warn of hidden dangers when shopping online

Police warn of hidden dangers when shopping online

Martin Lewis to sue Facebook for defamation

Martin Lewis to sue Facebook for defamation

New report reveals record levels of identity fraud

New report reveals record levels of identity fraud

Record losses reported by holiday fraud victims

Record losses reported by holiday fraud victims

Facebook hits problems after data privacy scandal
National Lottery customers warned to change passwords

National Lottery customers warned to change passwords

Get Safe Online launches ticket fraud campaign

Get Safe Online launches ticket fraud campaign

Warning on using passwords for multiple online accounts

Warning on using passwords for multiple online accounts

Cost of car insurance ‘ghost broking’ fraud revealed

Cost of car insurance ‘ghost broking’ fraud revealed

Get involved in Safer Internet Day

Next Tuesday is Safer Internet Day

Consumers think they are too smart to be scammed
Finance changes bring new security worries
‘appy New Year!

‘appy New Year

11 year-olds gambling online, says Gambling Commission
NCA warning about sex offenders’ use of live streaming platforms

NCA warning about sex offenders’ use of live streaming platforms

Mac users urged to set root password to overcome bug

Mac users urged to set root password to overcome bug

Massive increase in young people acting as money mules
Police warning on Black Friday / Christmas shopping frauds
Get Safe Online launches safe Christmas shopping advice

Get Safe Online launches safe Christmas shopping advice

New stats revealed as Anti-Bullying Week launched
1 million fake WhatsApp downloads from Google Play

1 million fake WhatsApp downloads from Google Play

New fraud guidance helps public to give safely

New fraud guidance helps public to give safely

Charity donors urged to spot & avoid fraud
Caught on the net!
Smartphone users urged to take a break
Latest on KRACK Wi-Fi flaw

Latest on KRACK Wi-Fi flaw

New government internet safety proposals

New government internet safety proposals

Latest industry data shows loss in financial fraud

Latest industry data shows loss in financial fraud

Get Safe Online launches ‘Protecting Your Devices’ campaign
CCleaner warning: what you need to know
Scam warning in wake of hurricanes

Scam warning in wake of hurricanes

Students warned about scam loan email

Students warned about scam loan email

Record fine for gambling firm 888
Big increase in identity fraud reported

Big increase in identity fraud reported

CPS: online abuse can fuel “dangerous hostility”

CPS: online abuse can fuel “dangerous hostility”

Warning about ‘Vodafone’ scam emails

Warning about ‘Vodafone’ scam emails

Kids shouldn’t consume the internet like “junk food”
‘WannaCry’ Two – What you need to know and how you can protect yourself

Recent news reports cite that there is a new type of the malware spreading across the world’s computers that is similar to the infections back in May that affected large parts of the NHS. This malware is again known as ransomware that encrypts the files on a computer and makes them inaccessible to the user […]

New Met Police online safety videos

The Metropolitan Police’s Fraud Squad has produced five videos to advise internet users on how to avoid becoming a victim of crime by adjusting current online behaviours that can make users vulnerable to cybercriminal activity.  Last year, (2016) an estimated 3.6 million cases of fraud and two million cases of computer misuse were reported to […]

New scam warning follows London fire tragedy
Survey reveals online safety risks to children

Survey reveals online safety risks to children

Scams may follow terrorist atrocities
Manchester charity concert fake ticket warning

Manchester charity concert fake ticket warning

Over half of young gamers experience abuse

Over half of young gamers experience abuse

Scammers taking advantage after ransomware attack

Scammers taking advantage after ransomware attack

Most PCs affected by WannaCry running Windows 7

Most PCs affected by WannaCry running Windows 7

Ransomware: urgent advice for Windows XP users

Ransomware: urgent advice for Windows XP users

Patients reassured after cyberattack hits NHS

Patients reassured after cyberattack hits NHS

Growing numbers fall victim to holiday fraud
Home Affairs Committee slams social networks

Home Affairs Committee slams social networks

Wonga gives conflicting advice after data breach

Wonga gives conflicting advice after data breach

Warning about buying online for prom night

Warning about buying online for prom night

Fans flock to hoax ticket website experiment

Fans flock to hoax ticket website experiment

New cybersecurity breach at Three

New cybersecurity breach at Three

Warning about new banking scam emails

Warning about new banking scam emails

Financial fraud costing UK £2 million a day

Financial fraud costing UK £2 million a day

Identity fraud reaches record levels
Sexting & cyberbullying targeted by government

Sexting & cyberbullying targeted by government

Take cyber security as seriously as home security, says Government

Take cyber security as seriously as home security, says Government

Streetlife users urged to consider privacy & safety

Streetlife users urged to consider privacy & safety

Dating fraud reported every 3 hours in UK

Dating fraud reported every 3 hours in UK

It’s Safer Internet Day 2017

It’s Safer Internet Day 2017

Public urged to protect themselves against fraud

Public urged to protect themselves against fraud

Children left to ‘fend for themselves’ in the digital world

Children left to ‘fend for themselves’ in the digital world

Using your new mobile devices safely

Using your new mobile devices safely

Yahoo! users urged to change passwords after another hack

Yahoo! users urged to change passwords after another hack

SAFERjobs sees 300% increase in UK job scam cases

SAFERjobs sees 300% increase in UK job scam cases

Beware iCloud calendar and photo sharing spam

Beware iCloud calendar and photo sharing spam

Black Friday warning: sharp rise in scam ads on social media

Black Friday warning: sharp rise in scam ads on social media

Amazon shipping order email scam
Safety info for Three customers after data breach

Safety info for Three customers after data breach

Sharp rise in online bullying reported by Childline
Fraudulent mails & calls warning for Tesco Bank customers

Fraudulent mails & calls warning for Tesco Bank customers

Fraud & cybercrime cost UK nearly £11bn in past year

Fraud & cybercrime cost UK nearly £11bn in past year

65+ men most likely victims of investment fraud

65+ men most likely victims of investment fraud

New warning on the dangers of ransomware
Yahoo! reveals massive data breach 2 years ago

Yahoo reveals massive data breach 2 years ago

‘Take 5” to help prevent fraud

“Take 5” to help prevent fraud

Accommodation fraud warning to students

Accommodation fraud warning to students

How to opt out of new WhatsApp data sharing

How to opt out of new WhatsApp data sharing

Warning on potential dangers of public Wi-Fi

Warning on potential dangers of public Wi-Fi

Half million pound iTunes Gift Card scams

Half million pound iTunes Gift Card scams

8 August deadline for Govt Cyber Apprenticeships
Is your child safer playing outside than online?

Is your child safer playing outside than online?

Can you help catch these wanted fraudsters?

Can you help catch these wanted fraudsters?

Pokémon GO: what you need to know

Pokémon GO: what you need to know

Criminals jailed for fraud and money laundering
Criminals target UK youth as identity frauds rise
Don’t get caught out by scam Euro news
#RedCardtoCrime tackles online ticket fraud

#RedCardtoCrime tackles online ticket fraud

Figures from TalkTalk show extent of scam phone calls
Fake ‘WhatsApp Gold’ link results in malware

Fake ‘WhatsApp Gold’ link results in malware

Millions of LinkedIn passwords and email addresses for sale

Millions of LinkedIn passwords and email addresses for sale

Commander Chris Greany is new chair of Get Safe Online
Phishing emails becoming more sophisticated

Phishing emails becoming more sophisticated

New BBC guide highlights fraud
More than a third of stalking victims targeted online

More than a third of stalking victims targeted online

Urgent warning on new phishing email

Urgent warning on new phishing email

Children reveal riskiest social media sites

Children reveal riskiest social media sites

Striker Vardy hits back at Twitter trolls

Striker Vardy hits back at Twitter trolls

Travellers conned out of £11.5 million in 2015

Travellers conned out of £11.5 million in 2015

55% rise in ticket fraud last year
Deception scams drive increase in financial fraud
Man pleads guilty to ‘Fappening’ phishing attacks
Ticket scammers arrested

Ticket scammers arrested

Life sentence for rapist who met victims online

Life sentence for rapist who met victims online

Warning about sexual offences linked to online dating
Arrest following sale of dangerous fake airbags on eBay
It’s Safer Internet Day

It’s Safer Internet Day

Increase in online first date sexual assaults

Increase in online first date sexual assaults

Make a Safer Internet Day pledge

Make a Safer Internet Day pledge

Gelly heeds advice and saves himself from fraud
Warning after 20% rise in online & phone scams

Warning after 20% rise in online & phone scams

Users of older Internet Explorer versions warned to upgrade

Users of older Internet Explorer versions warned to upgrade

Advice about unexpected phone charges

Advice about unexpected phone charges

Have a happy and safe New Year, from Get Safe Online

Have a happy and safe New Year, from Get Safe Online

Warning about call recording services
Last minute shopping: better safe than sorry

Last minute shopping: better safe than sorry

Apple users face surge of security threats, says Symantec
Older browsers unable to support new security algorithm

Older browsers unable to support new security algorithm

Men convicted for defrauding pensioners in phone scam

Men convicted for defrauding pensioners in phone scam

NCA warn parents about kids’ potential criminality
Wetherspoon customers warned after data hack

Wetherspoon customers warned after data hack

Kids’ & parents’ personal details stolen in Vtech data hack

Kids’ & parents’ personal details stolen in Vtech data hack

Online shopping care urged for Cyber Monday
Warning for shoppers to be vigilant on Black Friday

Warning for shoppers to be vigilant on Black Friday

This Christmas, online crime is coming to town
Online warnings after Paris terror attack
One account per password advice repeated

One account per password advice repeated

TalkTalk customers at risk of fraud following hack

TalkTalk customers at risk of fraud following hack

Cybercrime is getting personal

Cybercrime is getting personal

UK internet users potential cyberattack victims

UK internet users potential cyberattack victims

Voyeur hacked webcams to spy on victims

Voyeur hacked webcams to spy on victims

New figures show fraudsters directly targeting bank customers

New figures show fraudsters directly targeting bank customers

Get Safe Online warns about VW–related scams

Get Safe Online warns about VW–related scams

We’re on the road again

We’re on the road again

Fake ‘City of London Police’ email contains malware
Warning about crisis-related online scams

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Trading Standards warning about “New iPhone for £1” trap
Parents less safe online than those without kids
Naked Snapchat pic goes against 14 year-old

Naked Snapchat pic goes against 14 year-old

“Council tax rebate” call is a vishing scam
Don’t let your guard down this bank holiday
Infidelity dating site hack – latest
Welcome to Principality Building Society

Welcome to Principality Building Society

Carphone & other customers warned after data breach
Phones overtake laptops for going online

Phones overtake laptops for going online

Rugby fans warned about fake World Cup tickets

Rugby fans warned about fake World Cup tickets & merchandise

Man jailed for two years for 444 dark web drug deals
The risk of ID theft from not redirecting mail

The risk of ID theft from not redirecting mail

UK arrests as international bust closes online hacking forum

UK arrests as international bust closes online hacking forum

New warning about scam emails containing ransomware

New warning about scam emails containing ransomware

New measures governing online medicine sales
Are you protecting yourself against identity fraud?

Are you protecting yourself against identity fraud?

TalkTalk customers warned again over scam phone calls

TalkTalk customers warned again over scam phone calls

Neighbourhood Watch warning about phone scams
Ulster suicide teenager was victim of blackmail gang

Ulster suicide teenager was victim of blackmail gang

Internet played a role in dead teenager’s radicalisation, says family

Internet played a role in dead teenager’s radicalisation, says family

Fraudsters use spoof texts in new bank scam

Fraudsters use spoof texts in new bank scam

New warning about online ticket fraud

New warning about online ticket fraud

Marked increase in crimes involving social media
British Muslims warned about Hajj fraud

British Muslims warned about Hajj fraud

Identity fraud up by 27% in first quarter of 2015

Identity fraud up by 27% in first quarter of 2015

Warning about buying fake beauty products

Warning about buying fake beauty products

Data regulator launches review of children’s websites & apps

Data regulator launches review of children’s websites & apps

Beware Apple iTunes scam emails

Beware Apple iTunes scam emails

Three arrested in counterfeit computer equipment operation
Fake National Savings website targets pensioners

fake-national-savings-website-targets-pensioners

Beware of Nepal earthquake scam appeals

Beware of Nepal earthquake scam appeals

Inquest opens following online slimming pills death
It’s time to spring clean your internet connected devices

It’s time to spring clean your internet connected devices

137% increase in identified child sexual abuse imagery
Holiday bookers being conned out of £2.2 million a year

Holiday bookers being conned out of millions of pounds

Beebone Malware Alert

Beebone Malware Alert

Be on the lookout for pension reform scams

Be on the lookout for pension reform scams

Jail for doctor who stored child abuse images at work

Jail for doctor who stored child abuse images at work

Facebook defines offensive content
Illegal music site karaoke-world.co.uk shut down

Illegal music site karaoke-world.co.uk shut down

57 arrests in nationwide cybercrime busts

57 arrests in nationwide cybercrime busts

National cybercrime week of action

National cybercrime week of action

TalkTalk customers warned over scam phone calls
NCA warns over ‘RAMNIT’ Windows computer attack

NCA warns over ‘RAMNIT ’ Windows computer attack

Lenovo forced to remove hidden adware from PCs

Lenovo forced to remove hidden adware from PCs

Users download malware after Jamie Oliver’s site hacked

Users download malware after Jamie Oliver’s site hacked

Online dating fraud up by 33% last year

Online dating fraud up by 33% last year

Suspended sentence for sale of unlicensed erectile dysfunction drugs

Suspended sentence for sale of unlicensed erectile dysfunction drugs

It’s Safer Internet Day

It’s Safer Internet Day

Tues 10th Feb is Safer Internet Day

Tues 10th Feb is Safer Internet Day

18-25s most defrauded jobseekers in Britain

18-25s most defrauded jobseekers in Britain

Google forced to improve data protection
Warning about ‘LinkedIn’ scam emails

Warning about ‘LinkedIn’ scam emails

1,600 websites selling illegal medicines closed down last year

1,600 websites selling illegal medicines closed down last year

Life imprisonment for online gaming killer
Taking care with your smart devices

Taking care with your smart devices

Have a happy and safe Christmas

Have a happy and safe Christmas

Last minute online shopping safety tips

Last minute online shopping safety tips

Owners still getting big bills when phones stolen
PM announces new measures to kerb abuse images
Counterfeit Christmas goods warning follows arrests

Counterfeit Christmas goods warning follows arrests

Hack closes Sony PlayStation store

Hack closes Sony PlayStation store

Warning on dangers of fake electrical goods
Money lost to phone scammers triples in a year
‘Most risky’ Christmas gift list published

‘Most risky’ Christmas gift list published

Arrests in Expendables 3 movie leak investigation
eCigarettes could harm your … computer!

eCigarettes could harm your … computer!

UK arrests for international computer hijack gang

UK arrests for international computer hijack gang

Regulator publishes advice on IP camera security

Regulator publishes advice on IP camera security

Insight into new Met Police cyber unit

Insight into new Met Police cyber unit

BBC launches guide to scam emails

BBC launches guide to scam emails

Windows 10 security features revealed

Windows 10 security features revealed

True cost of online crime revealed

True cost of crime revealed

New cyber lesson plan for schools
Microsoft issues PowerPoint flaw fix

Microsoft issues PowerPoint flaw fix

World’s first biometric payment card launched

World’s first biometric payment card launched

Hacked posted Snapchat images include children

Hacked posted Snapchat images include children

Snappening – massive leak of Snapchat pics imminent

Snappening – massive leak of Snapchat pics imminent

Jail for romance scam money launderer

Jail for romance scam money launderer

McCann troll found dead in hotel room

McCann troll found dead in hotel room

Jail for Twitter troll Peter Nunn

Jail for Twitter troll Peter Nunn

Shellshock warning for non-Windows computers/devices

Severe bug warning for non-Windows computers/devices

Widespread hacking of home & office IP CCTV cameras revealed
You cannot charge your iPhone in a microwave

You cannot charge your iPhone in a microwave

Beware of ‘early referendum results’ messages

Beware of ‘early referendum results’ messages

New tactics being used by dating scammers

New tactics being used by dating scammers

Rugby fans warned about fake World Cup tickets & merchandise

Rugby fans warned about fake World Cup tickets & merchandise

iPhone 6 & Apple Pay … safe or not?
Ex-employee prosecuted for stealing data for new job
Blue dinosaur helps Facebook users with privacy
iPhones most at risk of theft, says government report

iPhones most at risk of theft, says government report

Apple will bolster iCloud security, says CEO

Apple will bolster iCloud security, says CEO

Woman to lose home following identity fraud

Woman to lose home following identity fraud

iCloud: secure or not?

iCloud: secure or not?

Arrest after swoop on illegal sport streaming website

Arrest after swoop on illegal sport streaming website

Users of old browsers get 2013 Google results page
Man convicted for attack on Met Police website

Man convicted for attack on Met Police website

Hajj pilgrims warned about scams following arrests

Hajj pilgrims warned about scams following arrests

Watch out for Ice Bucket Challenge scams
Sony and other game networks hacked

Sony and other game networks hacked

Sony and other game networks hacked

Sony and other game networks hacked

Elderly couple lose £85,000 in telephone bank scam

Elderly couple lose £85,000 in telephone bank scam

Elderly couple lose £85,000 in telephone bank scam

Elderly couple lose £85,000 in telephone bank scam

Men on trial for romance scam
Arrests after £1 million courier fraud investigation
Ask.fm “will be safe” following sale
4 in 10 adults are not installing internet security software

4 in 10 adults are not installing internet security software

Possible fix for Cryptolocker-infected computers
Arrest on suspicion of running proxy server for illegal downloads
Gang reported to have hacked 1.2 billion usernames & passwords

Gang reported to have hacked 1.2 billion usernames & passwords

Graduate is victim of oil & gas industry job scam
Facebook scam that tricks you into being hacked
Serial ticket fraudster gets additional prison sentence

Serial ticket fraudster gets additional prison sentence

Man arrested on suspicion of selling fake designer clothes

Man arrested on suspicion of selling fake designer clothes

Most new subscribers opting out of ISP parental filters
Scammers exploit MH17 disaster

Scammers exploit MH17 disaster

Sharp increase in child abuse images on open internet
Cryptowall – new ransomware malware warning
Deleting data not sufficient when disposing of smartphones

Deleting data not sufficient when disposing of smartphones

Collaboration to combat ‘Shylock’ malware

Collaboration to combat ‘Shylock’ malware

Five arrested over misleading ‘government’ websites
Hajj pilgrims warned against travel scams

Hajj pilgrims warned against travel scams

Get Safe Online leads awareness of ‘social engineering’ dangers
Man jailed after grooming 13 year-old on Facebook
Beware of scam tax credits emails

Beware of scam tax credits emails

Trolling civil servant sacked

Trolling civil servant sacked

Protect against malware threat this weekend!
EU introduces better rights for online shoppers
Government launches Cyber Essentials for business
We have short time to beat powerful computer attack
Moped phone theft gang jailed

Moped phone theft gang jailed

Important advice for eBay users
Huge seizure of illegal medicines part of worldwide bust
eBay asks users to change passwords following hack
Fake Justice.gov.uk parking fine emails strike again

Fake Justice.gov.uk parking fine emails strike again

UK raids against Blackshades malware users
Police call on industry to collaborate on ticket fraud
EU court rules on Google “right to be forgotten”
Northern Ireland town hit by bank scams

Northern Ireland town hit by bank scams

Northern Ireland parents urged to get ‘switched on’

Northern Ireland parents urged to get ‘switched on’

MHRA warns about online herbal medicines

MHRA warns about online herbal medicines

Stolen mobile phone emails ‘selfie’ of thief to owner

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XP users get one last security fix

XP users get one last security fix

It’s Scams Awareness Month

It’s Scams Awareness Month

Jail for cyber criminal who defrauded students

Jail for cyber criminal who defrauded students

More than 2,500 websites selling fake designer goods closed down

More than 2,500 websites selling fake designer goods closed down

Internet Explorer security hole could affect XP users

Internet Explorer security hole could affect XP users

Cyber gang leader jailed for bank scam

Cyber gang leader jailed for bank scam

Scam email is not from Euromillions winner
Fake Android antivirus app was “a mistake”

Fake Android antivirus app was “a mistake”

Fake Android antivirus app was “a mistake”

Fake Android antivirus app was “a mistake”

Men sentenced following import of fake condoms
Web users alerted to potential mass privacy problem

Web users alerted to potential mass privacy problem

Windows XP support ends today

Windows XP support ends today

Police crack down on illegal download websites
Police swoop on car sales fraudster
Windows XP support ends next Tuesday. Are you ready?

Windows XP support ends next Tuesday. Are you ready?

Scam ‘Microsoft antivirus’ boss sentence

Scam ‘Microsoft antivirus’ boss sentence

Study reveals children’s access to online porn

Study reveals children’s access to online porn

Online vehicle fraud cost victims £17.8 million in 2013
Auction fraud criminals caught
Selfie obsession leads to attempted teen suicide
Fake Apple ID fraud on Electronic Arts (EA) site
Scams & computer attacks lead to fraud increase
Watch out for ticket and other World Cup scams

Watch out for ticket and other World Cup scams

‘justice.gov.uk’ parking fine email is a scam

‘justice.gov.uk’ parking fine email is a scam

Pregnancy advisory service fined after data breach
Man installed webcam spy software on women’s computers

Man installed webcam spy software on women’s computers

Warning on rising holiday booking fraud

Warning on rising holiday booking fraud

Mac users: avoid apps from file sharing sites

Mac users: avoid apps from file sharing sites

Virgin Media launches network filter system

Virgin Media launches network filter system

Apple owners warned to install latest software update
Beware ‘British Airways’ phishing emails
Neknominate drinking game condemned

Neknominate drinking game condemned

Romance fraud gang sentenced

Romance fraud gang sentenced

Watch out for scam flood relief appeals
The cost of online dating fraud
Getting behind Safer Internet Day

Getting behind Safer Internet Day

‘Court notice’ email scam
New app highlights music piracy effects

New app highlights music piracy effects

Emergency security fix for Flash, from Adobe
Safer Internet Day: it’s a week away!

Safer Internet Day: it’s a week away!

US hotel guests’ card details stolen

US hotel guests’ card details stolen

14-15 year olds take most risks online

14-15 year olds take most risks online

Games industry given two months to shape up
Warning to LinkedIn job hunters

Warning to LinkedIn job hunters

Abortion pills being sold online with dangerous results

Abortion pills being sold online with dangerous results

Collymore speaks out against Twitter abuse
Safer Internet Day: let’s create a better internet together
Security flaw on EE broadband routers
More mobile payment facilities on the way

More mobile payment facilities on the way

Live streaming paedophile ring busted
Children’s plastic surgery app removed

Children’s plastic surgery app removedChildren’s plastic surgery app removed

Get ‘Cyber Streetwise’, says Government
Warning about fake Rugby World Cup tickets

Warning about fake Rugby World Cup tickets

Companies urged to have policies on personal devices
Two plead guilty after menacing tweets
Watch out for fake ‘HMRC’ emails

Watch out for fake ‘HMRC’ emails

Yahoo! users served up malware in ads

Yahoo! users served up malware in ads

Don’t be tempted by cheap medicines online

Don’t be tempted by cheap medicines online

Usernames and phone numbers published after Snapchat hack

Usernames and phone numbers published after Snapchat hack

Your New Year Resolutions for online safety
Top safety advice for online holiday bookers
Regulator’s advice on app privacy concerns

Regulator’s advice on app privacy concerns

Last minute Christmas shopping online? Read our advice

Last minute Christmas shopping online? Read our advice

Arrest made in student loans phishing scam
Spam texts fine for payday loans firm

Spam texts fine for payday loans firm

BT launches adult content filters
Skiers warned about chalet holiday scams

Skiers warned about chalet holiday scams

Arrests after anti-Semitic football tweets

Arrests after anti-Semitic football tweets

Arrests after phishing emails net £1 million
Scam ‘Royal Mail’ email claims package being held

Scam ‘Royal Mail’ email claims package being held

Spoof advice could wreck new XBox One console

Spoof advice could wreck new XBox One console

As we mourn Mandela – be wary of scams

As we mourn Mandela – be wary of scams

Attorney General will advise on Twitter contempt rules

Attorney General will advise on Twitter contempt rules

Counterfeit goods domain names seized in international swoop

Counterfeit goods domain names seized in international swoop

Stay safe on Cyber Monday (and every day)
FA referee charged in hacking enquiry

November 29th 2013 A football league referee from Cheshire has been charged following allegations of computer hacking at the Football Association. 30 year-old Dean Mohareb is charged with perverting the course of justice and unauthorised access to computer data, and will appear with two other men before magistrates in Stockport on 5th December. His co-defendants […]

Online Christmas shoppers advised how to stay safe

Online Christmas shoppers advised how to stay safe

Ban on Xbox One uploads containing swearing

Ban on Xbox One uploads containing swearing

Fake car insurance sales on the increase
Google & Bing agree to block abuse image searches
URGENT: UK computers at risk of ransom attack

URGENT: UK computers at risk of ransom attack

Philippines Typhoon Haiyan appeal scams increase

Philippines Typhoon Haiyan appeal scams increase

Facebook protects users following Adobe hack
Beware of Philippines Typhoon Haiyan scams

Beware of Philippines Typhoon Haiyan scams

Microsoft warns users of security flaw

Microsoft warns users of security flaw

Used cars are the focus of National Consumer Week
Forums & chatrooms can be supportive too

Forums & chatrooms can be supportive too

Another council fined by ICO for data loss

Another council fined by ICO for data loss

App helps young people reject ‘sexting’ pressure

App helps young people reject ‘sexting’ pressure

New parental controls for Google Chrome browser
Facebook to add warnings to graphic videos
Top safety tips for Get Safe Online Week

Top safety tips for Get Safe Online Week

Pension fraud websites closed down

Pension fraud websites closed down

Update your Java software

Update your Java software

Teens can now make their Facebook posts public
New app saves Snapchat pics

New app saves Snapchat pics

Government moves against mobile phone theft

Government moves against mobile phone theft

Man jailed for phishing in first NCA conviction

Man jailed for phishing in first NCA conviction

Police launch Hajj travel fraud campaign

Police launch Hajj travel fraud campaign

Mums more likely to have online safety talk with kids

Mums more likely to have online safety talk with kids

New guide on keeping your smartphone safe

7th October 2013 Four organisations have joined forces to publish a simple guide for consumers on how to keep their smartphones safe. We recommend that you view and download the guide to share with family members and friends who have smartphones. For information and advice about looking after your smartphone or tablet, click here The […]

Silk Road drugs marketplace boss refused bail

Silk Road drugs marketplace boss refused bail

Passwords & card details endangered in Adobe hack
Online vehicle fraud increasing – buyers & sellers take care

Online vehicle fraud increasing – buyers & sellers take care

Half a million botnet computers disabled

Half a million botnet computers disabled

Watch out for Ukash loan scam

Watch out for Ukash loan scam

Apple mobile users: update your iOS 7 now

Apple mobile users: update your iOS 7 now

Fans warned to avoid fake football kits

Fans warned to avoid fake football kits

Online games under fire from regulator
Concerns over security of iPhone fingerprint recognition

Concerns over security of iPhone fingerprint recognition

Men charged after Barclays theft
100s of UK children being cyber-blackmailed
Privacy concerns main reason for quitting Facebook
DVLA warns about driving licence pics posted online
Jail for online predator who impersonated Bieber

Jail for online predator who impersonated Bieber

Men held after attempted Santander cyber theft

Men held after attempted Santander cyber theft

One in four downloads in UK illegal, says Ofcom
Fingerprint ID for new Apple iPhone

Fingerprint ID for new Apple iPhone

Look out for Microsoft & Adobe patches today

Look out for Microsoft & Adobe patches today

Man arrested over Le Vell Facebook post

Man arrested over Le Vell Facebook post

Avoid “Facebook pages you might like” scam emails
New child safety campaign from Get Safe Online

New child safety campaign from Get Safe Online

Students urged to be wary about rental fraud

Students urged to be wary about rental fraud

Croydon main jailed for online fraud

Croydon main jailed for online fraud

Warning about tanning injections

Warning about tanning injections

Women jailed for online dating scam

Women jailed for online dating scam

Another council fined after data breach

ICO fines Islington Council £70,000 after publishing over 2,000 records

‘Instagram for your PC’ is a scam

‘Instagram for your PC’ is a scam

Warning on unlicensed Chinese medicines
Holiday scams cause biggest losses, says Which?
Ask.fm promises new safety measures
Pub closes after malicious Facebook hack
Teenager was blackmailed online before suicide
Smartphone sales overtake conventional handsets

Smartphone sales overtake conventional handsets

Infant monitoring camera hacked into
Arrests after attack on website
Android generated Bitcoin wallets subject to theft
One in five children bullied online: NSPCC
Boris Johnson joins secure smartphones drive
Bullied girl’s father calls for manslaughter charges
Study warns of online gaming addiction
Child abuse hosting company taken down

Child abuse hosting company taken down

Websites hacked to host child sex abuse images
Female journalists receive bomb threat tweets

Female journalists receive bomb threat tweets

UK losing war on cybercrime, say MPs
Man arrested after threatening tweets
Social workers need training to spot online abuse signs
Bing first to introduce child abuse image warnings
FTSE 350 companies to be cyber healthchecked

FTSE 350 companies to be cyber healthchecked

Lakeland website hacked – passwords changed

Lakeland website hacked – passwords changed

‘AIDS cure’ fraudster sentenced
Small business cybersecurity vouchers – apply now

Small business cybersecurity vouchers – apply now

PM announces block on porn sites

PM announces block on porn sites

Tumblr user logins compromised

Tumblr user logins compromised

High Court blocks football streaming website

High Court blocks football streaming website

Survey reveals extent of dating website problems
Sony drops PSN breach fine appeal

Sony drops PSN breach fine appeal

Another NHS fine for patient records breach
New WhatsApp Android worm

New WhatsApp Android worm

Thousands of Club Nintendo accounts compromised

Thousands of Club Nintendo accounts compromised

Facebook ‘troll’ jailed after making death threats

Facebook ‘troll’ jailed after making death threats

Blizzard to test in-game payments

Blizzard to test in-game payments

ICO demands clarity on Google data use
Gamers should change passwords after Ubisoft hack
Debit cards overtake credit cards for online shopping
New trends in child sexual abuse offending
New police unit tackles piracy and counterfeiting

New police unit tackles piracy and counterfeiting

Unlicensed medicines seized, websites closed down

Unlicensed medicines seized, websites closed down

Mobile users must guard better against malware

Mobile users must guard better against malware

6 million Facebook users’ data exposed
Jail sentences follow international phishing scam

Jail sentences follow international phishing scam

Google’s plans to tackle child abuse images

Google’s plans to tackle child abuse images

Men jailed for online dating scam
Jailed cybercriminal also sentenced for indecent images

Jailed cybercriminal also sentenced for indecent images

Jailed fraudster ordered to pay back stolen money

Jailed fraudster ordered to pay back stolen money

More phones being dropped on London’s tube

More phones being dropped on London’s tube

Council fined for data breach after laptops stolen

Council fined for data breach after laptops stolen

Government demands action on harmful websites

Government demands action on harmful websites

Card fraud busts follow global co-operation

Card fraud busts follow global co-operation

Marked increase in ticket fraud
Facebook to improve response to hate speech
Get Safe Online launches charity advice pages
Cyber crime inhibiting small businesses, says report
Twitter security to be tightened following hacks

Twitter security to be tightened following hacks

Recycled mobiles being mined for data by criminals

Recycled mobiles being mined for data by criminals

Headteachers body highlights online porn dangers
New Crimestoppers Charity Fraud Line launched
Jailed fraudsters ordered to repay money
Warning about mobile device thefts when eating out

Warning about mobile device thefts when eating out

Record number of children safeguarded from sexual abusers
New ‘Who’s been viewing your profile?’ scams
£1m phishing fraudsters receive jail sentences
3D printed gun plans ordered off the internet
Five arrests following Amex card crime
Biker jailed after bragging on forum

Biker jailed after bragging on forum

Facebook users urged to review privacy settings
Out and about with your mobile device

Out and about with your mobile device

Calls for head to resign after Facebook post

Calls for head to resign after Facebook post

Payday loan scams becoming more commonplace

Payday loan scams becoming more commonplace

Social networking paedophile cabbie jailed

Social networking paedophile cabbie jailed

Scam emails becoming more convincing

Scam emails becoming more convincing

Dramatic increase in cyber attacks on UK business
PM backs public WiFi porn block

PM backs public WiFi porn block

More care needed with passwords, research reveals

More care needed with passwords, research reveals

FIFA’s Twitter accounts hacked
Confusion over legality of downloading
Holiday fraud: look before you book
Parents invited to join Twitter Chat this evening

Parents invited to join Twitter Chat this evening

Update your Windows and Java when prompted

Update your Windows and Java when prompted

Cybercrime report highlights online threats
WordPress targeted by hackers

WordPress targeted by hackers

Office of Fair Trading investigates ‘free’ games
Have you been the victim of this property scam?

Have you been the victim of this property scam?

785 BBC mobile devices lost or stolen in 3 years
Storm after youth police commissioner’s offensive tweets

Storm after youth police commissioner’s offensive tweets

Privacy questions over Facebook ‘Home’ for Android
Convictions follow £1m phishing fraud
War Z game user passwords hacked

War Z game user passwords hacked

Firefox 20 has new private browsing features
Don’t be an April Fool!
Flash update email may be a scam
Biggest cyber attack in history

Biggest cyber attack in history

Beware of messages offering free mobile credit

Beware of messages offering free mobile credit

‘Facebook Black’ scam returns
Tighter security for iTunes & App Store users
BBC Twitter feeds hacked by pro-Syrian Government group

BBC Twitter feeds hacked by pro-Syrian Government group

Payday lender loses licence

Payday lender loses licence

Gamers warned of risk from EA’s Origin
New games console ‘testing’ scam

New games console ‘testing’ scam

Major new UK cyber crime reduction initiative
Groupon warned about spam emailing
Online banking fraud still on the increase

Online banking fraud still on the increase

Celebs’ private financial details posted online
Use of personal devices at work must be controlled

Use of personal devices at work must be controlled

Cybercrime gang closed down
Microsoft email validation warning is a scam

Microsoft email validation warning is a scam

The Amazon scam reported on The One Show
Safari blocked to non-updated Flash
Facebook’s Open Graph sparks new privacy concerns

Facebook’s Open Graph sparks new privacy concerns

The Amazon scam reported on The One Show
Evernote user? Change your password!

Evernote user? Change your password!

YouTube video for new Google Glass is scam
Rihanna ‘sex video’ event scam

Rihanna ‘sex video’ event scam

ISPs ordered to block pirate sites

ISPs ordered to block pirate sites

Venables Tweeters to be charged with contempt

Venables Tweeters to be charged with contempt

Startling increase reported in ‘money muling’

Startling increase reported in ‘money muling’

Data breach fine for Nursing & Midwifery regulator
Microsoft is latest target for hackers

Microsoft is latest target for hackers

Fraud gang receive jail sentences

Fraud gang receive jail sentences

Toxic poisoning alert for online Chinese medicines

Toxic poisoning alert for online Chinese medicines

Apple issues security update following hack
Apple’s own computers hacked

Apple’s own computers hacked

Police call for tighter ticket sale controls
Burger King’s Twitter account hacked
Change in Facebook posts promotion consent
Multiple arrests as ransomware network closed down
eCard in your inbox?

eCard in your inbox?

Cyber security skills lacking, says National Audit Office
Stay safe this Valentine’s Day

Stay safe this Valentine’s Day

Beware of scams following Pope’s resignation
Software can track social media users’ lives

Software can track social media users’ lives

Global botnet taken down by Microsoft & Symantec
New EU cyber crime reporting proposals
Twitter video app gets adult rating on App Store

Twitter video app gets adult rating on App Store

It’s Safer Internet Day – get involved

It’s Safer Internet Day – get involved

Phishing warning after Twitter accounts hacked

Phishing warning after Twitter accounts hacked

US man arrested for mass webcam blackmail

US man arrested for mass webcam blackmail

Cyber security information quality lacking, say businesses

Cyber security information quality lacking, say businesses

Corrie’s Gail McIntyre defrauded of £40,000
Tuesday 5 February is Safer Internet Day

Tuesday 5 February is Safer Internet Day

New fake Android app store distributes malware to 1000s
Five arrests after harassment videos posted on YouTube

Five arrests after harassment videos posted on YouTube

Men charged in massive cybercrime case

Men charged in massive cybercrime case

£250,000 fine for Sony after PlayStation Network hack

£250,000 fine for Sony after PlayStation Network hack

Photography app removed because of ‘child porn’
Pawnbroker customers conned by hoax shop
Watch out for Wonga phishing emails

Watch out for Wonga phishing emails

65% of fraud results from ID theft – new figures

65% of fraud results from ID theft – new figures

Graph Search increases need for Facebook privacy
13-year jail sentence for grooming

13-year jail sentence for grooming

How to stem massive phone bills from your kids’ app use

How to stem massive phone bills from your kids’ app use

The hunt for Red October
New Microsoft patch fixes zero day exploit

New Microsoft patch fixes zero day exploit

Fake Chrome updates doing the rounds
Three arrested in phishing investigation
US is main source of EU card fraud says Europol

US is main source of EU card fraud says Europol

Facebook plea lands driver in jail

Facebook plea lands driver in jail

‘Patch Tuesday’ – but not for Explorer

‘Patch Tuesday’ – but not for Explorer

Beware fake tax refund emails

Beware fake tax refund emails

Britain “losing the war on cybercrime” says senior police officer

Britain “losing the war on cybercrime” says senior police officer

Made your new year resolutions yet?
Stay safe online this holiday

Stay safe online this holiday

Substantial rise in social media crimes reported

Substantial rise in social media crimes reported

Four brothers jailed for internet fraud

Four brothers jailed for internet fraud

Maya ‘end of the world’ PowerPoint contains malware

Maya ‘end of the world’ PowerPoint contains malware

Instagram to sell photos to advertisers

Instagram to sell photos to advertisers

Christmas … are you prepared?
Instagram users warned to watch out for Facebook scam

Instagram users warned to watch out for Facebook scam

SOCA involved in global cybercrime bust
£30,000 repair bill after party goes out of control

£30,000 repair bill after party goes out of control

Watch out for scam ‘EDF’ emails

Watch out for scam ‘EDF’ emails

Possible jail sentence for PayPal hacker
Massive data theft from Swiss intelligence agency

Massive data theft from Swiss intelligence agency

Minister announces new cybercrime fighting initiatives

Minister announces new cybercrime fighting initiatives

Police warn against fake cosmetics
Parcels premium rate phone scam doing the rounds

Parcels premium rate phone scam doing the rounds

Substantial fines for text spammers

Substantial fines for text spammers

Take care on the busiest shopping day ever

Take care on the busiest shopping day ever

Oxford & Cambridge hacking attempt charges
Regulator advises on price comparison sites

Regulator advises on price comparison sites

Default https security coming to Facebook
Easier customer access to data promised

Easier customer access to data promised

Online teacher bullying on the increase

Online teacher bullying on the increase

Facebook Black? There’s no such thing.
Facebook page scams Twilight fans

Facebook page scams Twilight fans

Banks’ customers will foot bill for carelessness
Flash updates now on a Tuesday
Man arrested for cyber-attack attempt

Man arrested for cyber-attack attempt

Posting rape victim’s name results in fines
Fake Windows 8 antivirus warning

Fake Windows 8 antivirus warning

Internet dating firm dupes clients

Internet dating firm dupes clients

Businesses reminded about disaster recovery readiness

Businesses reminded about disaster recovery readiness

London arrests in connection with phishing crimes

London arrests in connection with phishing crimes

Watch out for Hurricane Sandy scams

Watch out for Hurricane Sandy scams

Celebs join forces against cyber bullying
Compromised email accounts on the rise

Compromised email accounts on the rise

Get Safe Online Week: Day one hailed a success
More footballer Twitter problems

More footballer Twitter problems

Hacker confesses to malware app fraud
Big data breach fine for police force

Big data breach fine for police force

Beware pirated copies of new Halo game

beware-pirated-copies-of-new-halo-game

Get Safe Online hits the road next week
Premium rate scam warning from regulator

Premium rate scam warning from regulator

Jail for Olympics ticket fraudster
New Firefox version back after security flaw fixed
Malware worm targets Skype users

Malware worm targets Skype users

Sports stars and their unsporting Tweets

Sports stars and their unsporting Tweets

Jail sentence for offensive April Jones post on Facebook
Belfast student Facebook page causes offence

Belfast student Facebook page causes offence

Microsoft update to fix vulnerabilities in Office

Microsoft update to fix vulnerabilities in Office

Officials swoop on unlicensed internet drugs

Officials swoop on unlicensed internet drugs

Senior referee arrested on hacking charges
Spammers likely to receive heavy fines

Spammers likely to receive heavy fines

Free online access control software for parents
Privacy risk from rented or borrowed computers

Privacy risk from rented or borrowed computers

Marked increase in online banking fraud
Help someone to get safe online
More security worries for Java

More security worries for Java

Twitter-based scams on the increase
Internet Explorer security update released

Internet Explorer security update released

Facebook photo tag tool to be suspended
Legal rethink following offensive Daley Tweet

Legal rethink following offensive Daley Tweet

Student loan fraud warning

Student loan fraud warning

New ‘Olympics’ cash windfall email scam

New ‘Olympics’ cash windfall email scam

Dangers of Facebook to be taught in schools
Beware of webcam blackmail

Beware of webcam blackmail

Teenager convicted for offensive Facebook post
Computers infected on production lines

Computers infected on production lines

Beware of ‘supermarket voucher’ containing virus

Beware of ‘supermarket voucher’ containing virus

Massive increase in mobile malware

Massive increase in mobile malware

Council fined £250,000 for records breach

Council fined £250,000 for records breach

Make sure it’s a happy festive season
First cybersecurity boot camp

First cybersecurity boot camp

Most BitTorrent file-sharers are monitored
Ten-fold increase in data breaches
Fine and refunds ordered for premium-rate text firm
Two police forces may have been hacked

Two police forces may have been hacked

Fake dental equipment being sold online

Fake dental equipment being sold online

Websites’ authentication procedures not enough, say experts

websites-authentication-procedures-not-enough-say-experts

Facebook photo notification attachment contains malware
Computers affected without warning via Java hack

Computers affected without warning via Java hack

Watch out for scam Tesco Facebook post
‘Royal Mail’ email is a scam containing malware

‘Royal Mail’ email is a scam containing malware

Stolen USB stick held government building plans
Tesco online security being investigated

Tesco online security being investigated

Students urged to watch out for rental scams

Students urged to watch out for rental scams

Scam email impersonates 2011 Euromillions winners
New “airline” charging fee for the chance of work
Piracy doesn’t pay

Piracy doesn’t pay

Watch out for ‘Verified by Visa’ scam emails

Watch out for ‘Verified by Visa’ scam emails

Microsoft users urged to install security updates asap

Microsoft users urged to install updates asap

Would-be holidaymakers hit by scams

Would-be holidaymakers hit by scams

UK gamers warned about Blizzard accounts hack

UK gamers warned about Blizzard accounts hack

Basingstoke woman loses home and life savings in romance scam
Scammers impersonate Police e-Crime Unit

Scammers impersonate Police e-Crime Unit

BlackBerry & Android users targeted by new trojan

New trojan targets BlackBerry & Android users to steal passwords

Olympic tickets-alert feed on Twitter is back

A Twitter feed helping people buy Olympic tickets for events that have empty seats has been reinstated

Hack attack on US journalist via Apple iCloud

Hack attack on US journalist via Apple iCloud

£175,000 fine for NHS Trust over data leak
Olympics doping email is a scam

An email about a doping scandal involving the USA Women's Gymnastics Team at the 2012 Olympics is a scam, designed to push malware. It claims that Women's Gymnastics All Round Gold Medallist Gabrielle Douglas tested positive, and invites readers to visit a YouTube page … which is in fact a fake page.   Scammers are […]

Warning: Battery-saver app on Android is malware

Cybercriminals have created a fake battery-saving app for Android that is really malware in disguise.

Diablo III video game fraud warning

Over 30 cases of online fraud reported by Taiwanese police.

Facebook post safety tips on users pages.
Hackers target hotel WIFI users.

New FBI report discusses WIFI risks on the road.

Russian cyber criminals rake in $4billion.

A third of all cybercrime took place in Russia in 2011.