An analysis of phishing email campaigns has seen a 6.3 million increase in raw numbers, due primarily to a ransomware upsurge against Q4 2015.
Source: 789% year-over-year spike in malware and phishing – Help Net Security
The number of Britons who have bought a counterfeit electrical product has doubled in a year, figures suggest.
Source: Consumers urged to ‘shop smart’ and avoid counterfeits – BT
Email purporting to be from Yahoo claims that you recently initiated an action to shut down your Yahoo account and you should click a ‘Cancel Request’ link if you do not want the accoun…
Source: ‘Shut Down Your Yahoo’ Phishing Scam Email
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