Scams

EasyJet Facebook scam causing outrage

EasyJet Facebook scam causing outrage

As holiday season is drawing to a close, scammers are taking advantage of the low-moods that come from people missing the sunny sands of Spain. Now, they’re offering Facebook users[Read More…]

by August 29, 2017 Alerts, Latest, News, Scams, Top Stories
Facebook Messenger scam tricks users into downloading malware

Facebook Messenger scam tricks users into downloading malware

A new scam is making the rounds on Facebook Messenger, tricking users into downloading vicious malware. As we all know, malware is nasty. It’s malicious software that’s downloaded onto your[Read More…]

by August 25, 2017 News, Scams, Top Stories
The most used renting scams in the UK - are you at risk?

A quick guide to renting scams

In 2016, the UK lost £2 million each day as a result of financial fraud, according to official figures released by Financial Fraud Action UK. All over the world, people[Read More…]

by August 17, 2017 Latest, News, Quick Guides, Scams
Is your identity at risk? We reveal the number one location in the UK for online identity theft.

New research exposes the scale of identity theft

It’s been revealed that Leeds postcodes are most at risk for identity theft in the UK. Security Intelligence company, C6, have claimed that up to one in four Brits’ personal[Read More…]

by August 14, 2017 Cyber & IoT News, News, Scams
A Royal Mail scam is currently circulating - criminals are posting fake cards through doors, inviting customers to call a number to get organise redelivery.

Royal Mail scam: check the card before you call

Action Fraud have released a message telling consumers that fake Royal Mail “Something for You” cards are being posted through letterboxes. Customers who are receiving packages through the Royal Mail[Read More…]

by August 10, 2017 Latest, News, Scams, Top Stories
Scammers are taking advantage of the victims affected by the Grenfell Tower incident.

Grenfell Tower victims at risk of fraud

It’s estimated that nearly half of people in the UK have been targeted by a scam. This is partially due to the widespread use of the internet and easy access[Read More…]

by August 3, 2017 News, Scams, Top Stories
A phishing email scam is landing in inboxes - customers are being asked to provide their details in exchange for free vouchers.

ALERT: Tesco Bank scam circulating

A Tesco Bank scam is currently doing the rounds in the UK, as people receive fake emails. The email being sent around suggests Tesco is giving out free vouchers to[Read More…]

by July 26, 2017 Cyber & IoT News, Latest, News, Scams