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  • 08 Apr 2020 10:27 PM | David Clark (Administrator)

    Following this advice can reduce the likelihood of you becoming a victim of ransomware. Ransomware makes your data or computers unusable and asks you to make a payment to release it. For more information, please refer to 

  • 02 Apr 2020 10:38 PM | David Clark (Administrator)

    With more people working at home, it may be easier for fraudsters to impersonate senior decision makers, with seemingly valid reasons why they cannot be contacted, and request a change in a direct debit, standing order or bank transfer mandate, by purporting to be an organisation you make regular payments to. The change they ask you to make will divert funds to their own bank account. Attached is a helpful graphic with protection advice.

  • 02 Apr 2020 10:34 PM | David Clark (Administrator)

    As more people work from home, fraudsters may capitalise on slow networks and IT problems, to commit computer software service fraud. Be wary of cold calls or unsolicited emails offering you help with your device or to fix a problem. Attached is a helpful graphic with protection advice.  

  • 16 Jan 2020 6:27 PM | David Clark (Administrator)

    Please remember, a police officer would never ask you to withdraw money and give it to them.

    They would also be able to meet you face-to-face and show you ID, and would be happy for you to verify their credentials by calling 101.

    If you receive a suspicious phone call then please hang up the phone and report it. Don't feel worried about appearing rude, it is better to be safe than sorry.

    Download the infographic Scam Alert Advice

  • 02 Sep 2019 7:37 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    This glossary explains some common words and phrases relating to cyber security aimed to demystify the jargon used within the cyber industry.

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  • 28 Oct 2018 10:46 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Ransomware has been in the news a lot lately, but it’s hard to overstate how devastating its effects can be to small businesses. With ransom payments totalling more than $1 billion in 2016, it’s more important than ever to educate yourself on this complex threat.

    Preventing ransomware isn’t that complex. Webroot have created this infographic with a few easy ways to secure your business.


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  • 17 Sep 2018 11:19 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    2018 Report to the Nations, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

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  • 23 Jul 2018 5:43 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Shopping online can be fun and convenient but are you doing all you can to keep yourself and your family safe on the internet?

    Do you know how to keep your credit card secure whilst shopping online? Is your card registered for added security measures such as Verified by Visa, MasterCard secure or American Express SafeKey?

    We've put together 10 steps for safe online shopping below, along with how to stay safe using mobile devices and Wi-Fi. We've also included tips on what to do if you encounter any illegal activity.

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    Link to Sainsbury's money matters page

  • 28 May 2018 9:10 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

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