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Banks and stock exchanges in London have simulated a massive internet attack, with thousands of IT and security staff testing their ability to cope with a series of ‘digital disasters’.
If you want to steal money by picking pockets then you face weeks if not months of work to perfect the skill of lifting wallets, watches and purses without your victim realising.
Derbyshire police are asking people to take extra safety steps to protect their personal files from computer fraudsters.
A group of fraudsters have been convicted of stealing thousands of pounds from job hunters using fake online adverts for companies including Harrods and Argos.
“Cyber crime is already on the rise and we expect cyber-attacks and high-tech fraud to grow exponentially.”
Microsoft has warned that hackers could exploit a "vulnerability" in specific versions of Windows to gain user rights to the affected computers.
Charged for £900 of trendy casual clothes he did not order or receive, a pensioner struggled with the shock debt for weeks while the fraud was investigated.
Lawyers are among the most vulnerable to information breaches, according to the Information Commissioner’s Office.
A welter of legal action could tumble out of Adobe’s admission yesterday that it had suffered a far greater breach of data security in a cyber attack earlier this month, leading technology lawyers warn.
Fraud and disruption attacks are set to result in losses of £2.1 million per hour on Monday December 2, the busiest day of the year for daily online and mobile retail sales to consumers taking advantage of Cyber Monday discounts.
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