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December 2011

Action Fraud Warns Public to Be Aware of Ransomware Attacks

Criminals are attempting to extort funds from unsuspecting computer users by impersonating the Metropolitan Police and other police forces internationally. Attacks are made at random and can be targeted at any internet user [14 December 2011]

UK Christmas shoppers warned against naivety and over-confidence when purchasing online

Today marks the peak for UK consumers shopping online. Today and every Monday for the next three weeks are likely to see bumper online sales. Predictions are that consumers could spend as much as £7.75bn. [5 December 2011]