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Scam warning after Thomas Cook collapse

September 23rd 2019 The collapse of travel group Thomas Cook has brought major concerns for its 150,000 customers currently on holiday abroad, and thousands of other people with future bookings. 22,000 jobs, including 9,000 in the UK, are also...

23 September 2019

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‘No More Ransom’ initiative is 3 years old

July 26th 2019 Today marks the third anniversary of the No More Ransom initiative that has helped more than 200,000 victims of ransomware recover their files free of charge since it was first launched in July 2016. With visitors from 188...

23 July 2019

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Silence of the Nans – scammers taking advantage

June 27th 2019 Scammers are taking advantage of the British stiff-upper lip by targeting older people who are too embarrassed to tell anyone that they’ve been scammed.  ​- Barclays teams up with rappers Pete & Bas to encourage older...

27 June 2019

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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 • Action Fraud received over a quarter of a million reports of phishing between April 2018 and March 2019 • Most commonly spoofed...

7 June 2019

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

May 21st 2019 The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Action Fraud are warning the public to be wary of investment scams carried out via bogus online trading platforms. This warning comes as cryptoassests (crypto) and forex...

21 May 2019

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WhatsApp users advised to update app following hack

May 14th 2019 WhatsApp users have been advised to update their app, following a hack which enabled cybercriminals to remotely install surveillance software on phones and other devices on which it is downloaded. WhatsApp had said that the...

14 May 2019

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