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'Cyber Monday': Online retailers hope for shopping surge

'Cyber Monday': Online retailers hope for shopping surge

1st December 2014

Online retailers are hoping that a spending frenzy will continue on a day when internet shopping could reach its pre-Christmas peak.

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South Yorkshire Police issue warning over online fraudsters

South Yorkshire Police issue warning over online fraudsters

1st December 2014

Police have issued a warning about cyber fraudsters in a bid to avoid South Yorkshire residents becoming victims as they shop online in the run up to Christmas.

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Finance scams increase during the holidays; here's how to avoid them

Finance scams increase during the holidays; here's how to avoid them

1st December 2014

The most recent survey from theAssociation of Certified Fraud Examiners says that fraud ticks up 20% in the holidays, likely due to increased financial pressure. But not all of these scams are the credit card schemes you see on the news.

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Cybercrime warning as 'Black Friday' gets underway

Cybercrime warning as 'Black Friday' gets underway

28th November 2014

Cybercrime experts are warning Christmas online shoppers to be extra vigilant and look out for the signs of scams as 'Black Friday' gets underway. Shoppers across the Midlands are expected to purchase thousands of bargains today as high street retailers slash their...

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IT execs suffering from a false sense of security

IT execs suffering from a false sense of security

28th November 2014

As many as 76 per cent of UK IT professionals are confident about their organisations' security measures and processes, despite the fact that 84 per cent have suffered from a significant attack, according to research.

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Alert: watch out for premium rate “personal numbers”

Alert: watch out for premium rate “personal numbers”

28th November 2014

The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) is raising awareness of the methods used by fraudsters to trick victims into calling apparent mobile phone numbers beginning with “070”which transpire to be premium rate numbers.

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Spying virus may be work of a 'Nation State'

Spying virus may be work of a 'Nation State'

27th November 2014

The creators of the intelligence-gathering Regin malware are said to have "gone to great lengths to cover its tracks".

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Police to get new internet data powers

Police to get new internet data powers

27th November 2014

Web providers will be forced to retain information linking IP addresses to individual users to catch paedophiles and terrorists.

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38% of consumers would view a brand negatively following a cyber-attack

38% of consumers would view a brand negatively following a cyber-attack

26th November 2014

More than a third (38 per cent) of consumers believe a cyber-attack has a negative impact on the way they view a brand, according to research.

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Know the facts. Stop the fraud.

Know the facts. Stop the fraud.

26th November 2014

Keeping your money safe is your bank’s number one priority. That’s why they’ve set up secure procedures to protect you from fraudsters. But these criminals are often sophisticated and their techniques are constantly changing. One such ploy is...

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