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  • 17 Sep 2017 3:52 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Social media is an important communication channel for families, businesses, the media, law enforcement agencies and politicians – including, increasingly, presidents.


    https://www.cifas.org.uk/insight/fraud-risk-focus-blog/like-social-media-how-to-keep-your-accounts-safe



  • 17 Sep 2017 3:51 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    EBAY shoppers are being warned not to open an email which will end up locking their computer and steal their bank account details.


    https://www.thesun.co.uk/money/4421469/warning-over-fake-ebay-invoice-email-that-could-steal-your-bank-account-details/

  • 17 Sep 2017 3:51 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Sutton Coldfield man given an 18-month suspended prison sentence and had his computer equipment confiscated by a judge at Birmingham Crown Court.


    http://www.nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/news/1111-hacker-stole-satellite-data-from-us-department-of-defense

  • 17 Sep 2017 3:50 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Businesses in Derbyshire are set to receive cyber security advice thanks to the appointment of a new cyber protect officer by Derbyshire Constabulary.


    http://www.derbyshire.police.uk/News-and-Appeals/News/2017/September/14-Sept-Businesses-set-to-benefit-from-cyber-security-advice.aspx

  • 17 Sep 2017 3:49 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The importance of cyber security investments has become even more important as cyber threats are on the increase


    http://www.information-age.com/need-proactive-security-growing-123468469

  • 17 Sep 2017 3:49 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Protecting your organisation from fraud has grown increasingly difficult as cybercriminals have adopted new tactics.


    http://www.itproportal.com/features/fraud-the-backbone-of-dark-web-cybercrime/

  • 09 Sep 2017 6:51 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    According to a 2015 report by the FOS, increased security in online banking has made fraudsters look for new ways to defraud. A key example of this is ‘vishing’

    https://perpetuityresearch.com/2846/crime-bytes-banks-and-vishing-frauds-whos-responsible/

  • 09 Sep 2017 6:50 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Ransomware is now the most likely cyber-threat to UK businesses, with a quarter of all major cyber-attacks involving an attempt to make businesses pay a ransom to get their data back

    https://www.rpc.co.uk/press-and-media/ransomware-now-25-percent-of-cyber-attacks-as-hackers-target-uk-businesses

  • 09 Sep 2017 6:49 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    MISCO has found in a study that a staggering one in four UK adults have been scammed online in the past, with less than two in five able to correctly identify whether an email from their bank is genuine or not

    http://www.securitynewsdesk.com/misco-study-finds-a-quarter-of-uk-adults-have-fallen-for-phishing-scams

  • 09 Sep 2017 6:20 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Find everything you need to know in this phishing guide including how to protect yourself from one of the most common forms of cyber-attack.

    http://www.zdnet.com/article/what-is-phishing-how-to-protect-yourself-from-scam-emails-and-more/

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