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  • 09 Dec 2016 10:39 AM | David Clark (Administrator)

    This monthly threat update will provide an overview of the trends affecting individuals and enterprise as reported to Action Fraud. This report incorporates an assessment of information received during the period 1st August – 31st October 2016. 

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  • 08 Dec 2016 7:14 PM | David Clark (Administrator)

    The information contained within this alert is based on a high number of reports recently received by Action Fraud. The purpose of this alert is to increase awareness of this campaign currently in circulation. The campaign’s key target appears to be businesses in the United Kingdom. Its primary function appears to be distributing Banking Trojan malware, through a malicious link embedded within the email.

    The alert is aimed at businesses, members of the public as well as government and public organisations.

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  • 01 Dec 2016 12:26 PM | Sylvia Jones

    Action Fraud have received a high number of reports concerning a phishing campaign targeting personal and business email addresses with the subject heading ‘Crime Prevention Advice’, with the intention of distributing malware. Please see the attached alert for more information, and an example of the content of the phishing email. 

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  • 01 Dec 2016 12:21 PM | Sylvia Jones

    Fraudsters are sending out a high number of phishing emails to personal and business email addresses pretending to come from ‘donotreply’ followed by the victims’ own email extension. These emails frequently contain attachments with password stealing components and/or ransomware.

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  • 07 Oct 2016 7:08 PM | David Clark (Administrator)

    The information contained within this alert is based on the results of research carried out by the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB). The purpose of this alert is to provide knowledge and prevention advice to help organisations protect themselves from fraud. The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) has noted a continuing issue regarding Universities being impersonated to enable fraudsters to obtain goods on a credit basis.

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  • 07 Oct 2016 7:04 PM | David Clark (Administrator)

    This document provides an analysis of the most prevalent trends and characteristics of phishing campaigns in the UK in August. The analysis is based on the information reported to Action Fraud via the Attempted Scams or Viruses (ASOV) Reporting Tool as well as on the data obtained from the NFIB phishing inbox.

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  • 07 Oct 2016 7:02 PM | David Clark (Administrator)

    This scanning document is based upon information gathered from open sources by the Economic Crime Directorate. The purpose of the document is to increase awareness of issues identified as potential forthcoming economic crime or fraud threats and emerging issues and trends.

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  • 21 Sep 2016 8:25 PM | Sylvia Jones

    Action Fraud has been receiving a high number of reports concerning a phishing campaign targeting students in UK universities. Please see the attached alert for more information, and for an example of the phishing email.

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  • 16 Sep 2016 2:18 PM | Sylvia Jones

    Fraudsters are sending out a high number of phishing emails to personal and business email addresses.

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  • 09 Sep 2016 4:12 PM | Sylvia Jones

    Part of the “Do you Really Know...” fraud series, from the Economic and Cyber Crime Prevention Centre

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