Job

Job Scams

Job scams have seen a 300% rise in the last two years according to ActionFraud. This has resulted in over 700,000 jobseekers losing upwards of £500,000 through these scams. These job scams are being carried out by scammers creating fake job advertisements and web pages where they aim to steal personal information and money. Unfortunately,[…]

HMRC

HMRC issue warning for increase in scams leading up to Christmas

HMRC have issued a warning after an increase in scams and fraud attempts have been reported leading up to Christmas this year. The concerns have arisen due to online scams prompting an increasing number of victims to raise their voices on social media after being ripped off or almost losing their hard-earned cash. Some common[…]

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Pharming attacks

Pharming is essentially a phishing scam that can infect numerous users simultaneous by redirecting them from a legitimate website to a fake site. The fake website can be used to install virus’s or trojans on the user’s computer to obtain personal information such as bank account details which could be utilised for identity theft. Pharming[…]