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Is public Wi-Fi as safe as you think?

7th January 2016

Public Wi-Fi is something that most of us in the UK are reliant on and there is now thought to be 269,000 Wi-Fi hotspots in the UK compared with the 202,944 that were available in 2014. However there is a lack of awareness about cyber hacking and how cyber criminals use public Wi-Fi as a means to steal personal and financial details from individuals and businesses via public networks.

Watch out for fake Microsoft scam compensation emails

8th December 2015

Action Fraud and the National Trading Standards eCrime Team (NTSeCT) are warning consumers about scam emails from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) offering compensation for the Microsoft Scam.