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Public reminded to ‘mullet over’

A tool launched by the City of London Police and National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) in April 2020, which helps members of the public easily report suspicious emails, has received more than 1.7 million reports of phishing Since its launch,...

1 September 2020


New warning about post-lockdown travel scams

June 26th 2020 Consumers are being urged to be on the lookout for holiday scams including fake caravan and motorhome listings, refund offers and travel deals, as criminals take advantage of uncertainty around coronavirus travel restrictions and...

26 June 2020


Public warned about test and trace scams

June 1st 2020 Today, Get Safe Online is issuing a serious warning about scams perpetrated by fraudsters claiming to represent the NHS Coronavirus test and trace service. These could take the form of fake emails, texts and phone calls and also...

1 June 2020


You, Coronavirus and staying safe online

May 6th 2020 Get Safe Online has launched its #SaferOnlineLockdown campaign, inviting individuals to reach out to its experts for online advice during the pandemic. If you had one question you’d like to ask about online safety under...

6 May 2020


NCSC launches range of new protection measures

April 21st 2020 Cyber experts have launched a number of measures intended to help protect the UK from online harm as the country continues to rely more on technology while staying at home to protect the NHS and save lives. The National Cyber...

21 April 2020


Keeping children safe online during the Coronavirus outbreak

March 23rd 2020 Now that the vast majority of school-age children are at home owing to school closures, at least you do not have to worry about whether they will be infected by the Coronavirus whilst in the classroom or school playground....

23 March 2020

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