Stay one step ahead of the fraudsters with our series of articles giving you the lowdown on the scams they use to trick people out of their hard-earned cash – and how to avoid being taken in by them. This week, a new text message scam that sends you
Source: Scamwatch: new text message fraud – AOL Money UK
Ransomware is a hacking plague that knows no limits. Here’s how to protect yourself and your business.
Source: 4 Ways to Protect Against the Very Real Threat of Ransomware | WIRED
Cyber-thieves are adopting ransomware in “alarming” numbers, say security researchers.
Source: ‘Alarming’ rise in ransomware tracked – BBC News
Looking for answers to burning cyber security questions? We’ve put together a list of 10 answers that might just do the trick!
Source: 10 Definitive Answers to the Most Popular Cyber Security Questions – Heimdal Security Blog
This guide provides some tips on how to reduce the number of nuisance calls and advice about what to do when you receive them.
Source: Protecting yourself from nuisance calls and messages
Warwickshire police would like to congratulate Nuneaton & Bedworth Neighbourhood Watch Association (N&BNWA) who have been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK.
Source: Warwickshire Police – Nuneaton & Bedworth Neighbourhood Watch Association (N&BNWA) who have been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service
All too often banks and cards companies do little to pursue fraudsters, and in many cases seem happy to blame those scammed
Source: Online fraud victims should be better protected, not blamed | Money | The Guardian
Thinking about buying a used car? Warwickshire County Council Trading Standards are advising that free information is now available on the internet which now makes it much easier to check the…
Source: Buying a used car? It’s now easier than ever to ‘check before you buy’ with free web tools
A new WhatsApp scam is making the rounds, users have been warned. This fake survey promises a discount coupon from Burger King – beware, it’s a con.
Source: Beware Burger King WhatsApp scam: It’s a trap