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Small Businesses and Social Media

Small Businesses and Social Media

21st March 2014

If you are trying to get a small business off the ground it can be difficult trying to get heard in the vast noise that is the overcrowded internet. With millions of business and websites out there all competing for a slice of the pie, it can be hard to imagine...

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£1.2m Sheffield fraudster jailed

£1.2m Sheffield fraudster jailed

20th March 2014

A fraudster whose reckless spending on a lavish lifestyle led to the loss of 350 jobs at Meadowhall has been jailed for four years.

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Insider fraud: £7,000 false claims

Insider fraud: £7,000 false claims

20th March 2014

A mental health nurse defrauded a healthcare recruitment company out of more than £7,000 by making false claims about the number of hours he had worked.

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20% of all malware ever created appeared in 2013

20% of all malware ever created appeared in 2013

20th March 2014

Panda Security, The Cloud Security Company, has published the results of its 2013 Annual Report, drawn up by PandaLabs. According to the report, malware creation hit a new milestone. In 2013 alone, cyber-criminals created and distributed 20 percent of all malware...

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Ten members of cable theft gang arrested in morning raids in Lincolnshire and Yorkshire

Ten members of cable theft gang arrested in morning raids in Lincolnshire and Yorkshire

19th March 2014

Ten men have been arrested as part of a major investigation into cable theft in Lincolnshire. This morning over 90 officers from British Transport Police swooped on a gang of suspected cable thieves.

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How can small businesses keep safe online? Share your advice

How can small businesses keep safe online? Share your advice

19th March 2014

Do you have a top tip for SMEs on how they can protect themselves from hackers? Tweet your advice using #smallbizsecurity

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UK At Risk Of Cyber Attack In Skills Shortage

UK At Risk Of Cyber Attack In Skills Shortage

19th March 2014

The UK could be vulnerable to a high-level online attack because of a lack of talented and skilled cyber experts.

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Member Fraud Threat Alert - Common Features of Impersonation Fraud Ring

Member Fraud Threat Alert - Common Features of Impersonation Fraud Ring

18th March 2014

What is the nature of the threat? A CIFAS Member offering lease hire products has identified a feature that links a large number of recent impersonation frauds that they have suffered. In each of these frauds the credit searches conducted have shown activity with...

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Crime prevention advice for businesses

Crime prevention advice for businesses

18th March 2014

Then on Tuesday, PCSO Simpson and advisors from the Business Crime Reduction Centre will be stationed in one of the force’s exhibition vans in Common Road, Low Moor, where they will be available between 10am and 2pm to discuss any issues regarding business...

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Fraud from stolen bank cards highest since 2006

Fraud from stolen bank cards highest since 2006

18th March 2014

Consumers are being warned about a series of bank card scams, after fraud from stolen cards rose to its highest level in eight years.

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