A man has been arrested and charged with sending out scam text messages related to the Covid-19 vaccine following an investigation by the Dedicated Card and Payment Crime Unit (DCPCU), a specialist police unit funded by the banking industry.
Beware of the latest incarnation of this phishing scam, which targets Amazon Prime users.
A researcher for security and tech comparison website, Comparitech.com, is warning of an Amazon scam and urges users to be vigilant about “unbelievable” deals they find on the popular shopping website.
New research from Santander UK reveals that one in four Brits, 13 million adults, have been the victim of a scam. Watch how easy it is for a scammer to gather personal details.
A viral photo suggests that there are scammers using contactless card terminals to take payments from unsuspecting people.
Scammers have wasted no time in trying to cash-in on HMRC’s announcement that 6 million of us are to receive tax rebates.
The comments on our old Windows Support Scam post continue to mount up as more and more people get caught out by these scam phone calls.
The Guardian has recently been doing an experiment into the security of public wi-fi “hotspots” such as BTOpenzone, and has published some worrying findings.
There’s another telephone scam to watch out for which tries to suggest that the government has introduced a new scheme to write-off debts.
The Guardian has the details of another new telephone scam, this time involving the search results on Google and Premium Rate phone numbers.