Category Archives: Cyber – Fraud Alerts

DVLA – Be careful online – don’t share photos of your driving licence or your vehicle documents

DVLA @DVLAgovuk Be careful online – don’t share photos of your driving licence or your vehicle documents on social media or selling sites. Scammers can use this for identity theft. Read more: https://t.co/X5RpAUXvU3

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Action Fraud Alert – Public Wi-Fi isn’t as safe as you think

If you’re out and about enjoying the Bank Holiday weekend, avoid accessing email, social networks & online banking using public Wi-Fi. For safety, use mobile data services such as 4G instead! #CyberProtect

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Don’t Miss a Trick – June is Scams Awareness Month 2018

As awareness of scams increases, fraudsters are finding more sophisticated methods of stealing our money warn Warwickshire County Council Trading Standards at the beginning of Scams Awareness Month 2018. Whilst fraudsters are still using amateurish mass marketed scams such as … Continue reading

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Action Fraud Alert

Sadly this couple lost £53,000 to #vishing fraudsters claiming to be from their bank! The scammers had called Mr Williams on May 10 and used technology to make the number appear as Santander on the phone. “It is a scam … Continue reading

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GDPR – Phishing Scam Targets Apple Accounts, Financial Data

A phishing campaign targeting Apple users is attempting to trick victims into updating their profiles under the guise it’s a part of proactive security hardening prepping for the introduction of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) policies set to go into effect on … Continue reading

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Action Fraud – Fake TSB Email Alert

There’s been a surge in reports of these timely fake @TSB emails in the past couple of weeks!  Most of the ones we’ve seen lead to cloned internet banking login pages! 💻 Report them to us: https://t.co/0PsaQjRG4P

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Microsoft has released patches fixing two bugs that are actively being used to hack users

CyberProtectUK Microsoft on Tuesday patched two Windows vulnerabilities that attackers are actively exploiting in the wild to install malicious apps on the computers of unwitting users. Microsoft has released patches fixing two bugs that are actively being used to hack … Continue reading

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