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.
We’ve made readers aware of telephone scams in the past, but for one of the first times you can take a listen to a call to a real victim of a slightly different type of phone bank scam.
Our post on the Windows phone scam continues to get a lot of hits, suggesting that the scam is still around, and fraudsters are still trying to con PC users out of money for performing largely useless tasks on their computers.
Lovemoney.com has posted warnings about scams for two of the most popular shopping websites.
This latest scam takes the form of a Facebook app, which offers you and your network of friends the chance to get a free iPad as part of a research programme.
The Guardian’s Technology blog has a warning about a new but far from sophisticated phone scam, which uses a special set of numbers reserved for radiopagers.
Don’t get sucked in to this scam offering to get your bank charges reclaimed for “just” £49.99.