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ALERT: What to do during a ransomware incident

28th June 2017

Following a global ransomware incident which took place yesterday we’re reminding businesses and individuals how they can protect themselves from ransomware and what they should do if they become a victim.

As identity fraud hits record levels survey reveals that people are still not protecting themselves

27th June 2017

Today we have launched an identity fraud campaign with the City of London Police, Cifas and Equifax, asking members of the public to consider how careful they are with their personal and financial details. A recent YouGov Survey commissioned by Equifax found that the UK population are failing to take basic steps like protecting passwords or installing anti-virus software to protect their identities from criminals.

Apple blocks Binary Options trading apps

13th June 2017

Apple has taken the step of banning any apps that facilitate Binary Options trading from its App Store, removing any chance of fraudulent activity taking place through applications installed on iOS devices such as iPhones or iPads. However, binary options trading can still take place through web-based software.

Alert: Fraudsters claiming to be from HMRC

6th June 2017

Action Fraud is warning people once again of scammers contacting victims claiming to be from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) that trick people into paying bogus debts and taxes using iTunes gift cards.

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