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  • 12 Aug 2018 9:18 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The fraudster had hidden a very large amount of non-sensical white text – on a white background – in an attempt to beat the spam filter.


    https://www.mirror.co.uk/money/clever-hsbc-scam-made-one-13003234

  • 06 Aug 2018 11:00 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    It is one of the world’s most popular professional online networks but LinkedIn users are being warned about a new scam targeting them.

    http://www.thenational.scot/business/16384960.criminals-using-email-scam-to-steal-details-of-linkedin-users/

  • 06 Aug 2018 10:59 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Pharming is a scamming technique in which attackers redirect traffic of a legitimate website to another fraudulent website with the purpose of spreading malware or stealing sensitive data from victims

    https://www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/blog/how-to-spot-and-report-fake-websites-and-pharming-scams

  • 06 Aug 2018 10:59 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    From fictional flats to fake jobs, there's a lot you can do to take down the scammers focusing their nasty efforts on students.

    https://university.which.co.uk/advice/student-life/top-student-scams-spot-and-stop-them?718fb022=5aa2bad9

  • 06 Aug 2018 10:58 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Selling things online can be a quick way for students to bring in some extra cash, but it could also open the door to scammers looking to take advantage. Could you identify the warning signs?

    https://conversation.which.co.uk/money/student-university-online-shopping-scam/

  • 30 Jul 2018 11:41 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A fake Costa Coffee deal is catching people out – here's what you need to know about the latest Whatsapp scam

    https://www.which.co.uk/news/2018/07/dont-fall-for-this-costa-coffee-whatsapp-scam/

  • 23 Jul 2018 5:10 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Police have issued a warning about bogus phone callers after five cases of fraud or attempted fraud in West Sussex in just four days.

    https://www.spiritfm.net/news/sussex-news/2634686/watch-the-new-phone-scam-doing-the-rounds-in-west-sussex/

  • 15 Jul 2018 11:13 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    In the past few weeks people have been tricked out of thousands and thousands of pounds by convincing calls that try to fix "problems" with their internet connections


    https://www.mirror.co.uk/money/there-problem-your-broadband--12893547


  • 15 Jul 2018 11:13 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Cyber criminals are sending victims their own passwords in an attempt to trick them into believing they have been filmed on their computer watching porn and demanding payment.


    https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/news/alert-cyber-criminals-send-victims-their-own-passwords-in-new-sextortion-scam-jul18

  • 15 Jul 2018 11:12 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    These fake messages claim to be from Argos and say that you're owed a refund. The link in the messages lead to phishing websites designed to steal your personal information, as well as payment details.

    https://www.minsterfm.com/news/local/2628915/scammers-sending-fake-argos-refund-messages/

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