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Feed: The Cyber Resilience Centre for the East Midlands

Articles recieved 01/03/2022
Article: Phishing attacks dominated threat landscape in 2021 - published over 2 years ago.
Content: As outlined in the latest Weekly Threat Report from the NCSC, Cyber security company Proofpoint have released their annual “State of the Phish” report, revealing the impact of phishing attacks in 2021. And it does not make for good reading. According to the report’s findings, 91% of UK companies surveyed experienced at least one successful email-based phishi...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/phishing-attacks-dominated-threat-landscape-in-2021 
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Published: 2022 03 01 16:17:02
Received: 2022 03 01 16:30:35
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Category: News
Topic: Cyber Security
16:30 Phishing attacks dominated threat landscape in 2021
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Articles recieved 28/02/2022
Article: All UK organisations should protect themselves from cyber threats as war rumbles on - published over 2 years ago.
Content: As tensions rise in Ukraine with war having effectively already begun, Lindy Cameron, CEO of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has advised that all UK organisations should protect themselves from cyber threats. You may be wondering what a war 2,000 miles away in eastern Europe has to do with your business, but writing in the Sunday Telegraph, Lindy ...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/all-uk-organisations-should-protect-themselves-from-cyber-threats-as-war-rumbles-on 
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Published: 2022 02 28 12:45:36
Received: 2022 02 28 12:51:53
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Topic: Cyber Security
12:51 All UK organisations should protect themselves from cyber threats as war rumbles on
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Articles recieved 25/02/2022
Article: Word up! Wordle players issued with warning about 'malicious scams' - published over 2 years ago.
Content: Unless you’ve been living beneath a rock for the past month, you’ll have heard of Wordle. But a warning of copycat apps and scams has been issued to anyone playing the viral word puzzle game. Wordle has become a roaring success story. The free-to-use game is enjoyed by millions across the UK after rising in popularity over the Christmas period. The simple ...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/word-up-wordle-players-issued-with-warning-about-malicious-scams 
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Published: 2022 01 28 11:20:50
Received: 2022 02 25 13:31:13
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Category: News
Topic: Cyber Security
Article: Join us at the Lincolnshire Rural and Cyber Crime Conference - published over 2 years ago.
Content: On March 23, we’ll be heading over to Lincoln to present and exhibit at the inaugural Lincolnshire Rural and Cyber Crime Conference, hosted by Crimestoppers UK. The event is an opportunity to learn more about the initiatives and strategies being developed and delivered to make Lincolnshire a safer place to live and work. The conference will feature talks f...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/join-us-at-the-lincolnshire-rural-and-cyber-crime-conference 
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Published: 2022 02 25 11:32:35
Received: 2022 02 25 11:51:09
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Topic: Cyber Security
13:31 Word up! Wordle players issued with warning about 'malicious scams'
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11:51 Join us at the Lincolnshire Rural and Cyber Crime Conference
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Articles recieved 24/02/2022
Article: Police warn of courier fraud after victims lose thousands - published over 2 years ago.
Content: Nottinghamshire Police is warning members of the public to watch out for a rise in phone call scams after two vulnerable victims lost more than £18,000. A woman in her 60s from Nottingham handed over thousands of pounds in cash to fraudsters, and another report saw a lady in her 70s, also from Nottingham, lose £11,500 after a man purported to be a police off...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/police-warn-of-courier-fraud-after-victims-lose-thousands 
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Published: 2022 02 24 15:15:09
Received: 2022 02 24 15:30:30
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Topic: Cyber Security
15:30 Police warn of courier fraud after victims lose thousands
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Articles recieved 21/02/2022
Article: The Geek Squad scam is back! - published over 2 years ago.
Content: The Geek Squad scam was last seen in 2021. But one member of the EMCRC team was targeted with this financially-motivated phishing scam just last week.Cybercriminals often use the service subscription theme to bait users. These swindles are particularly effective when they mention certain amounts of money being withdrawn from a person’s credit or debit card. ...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/the-geek-squad-scam-is-back 
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Published: 2022 02 21 10:59:06
Received: 2022 02 21 11:10:19
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Topic: Cyber Security
11:10 The Geek Squad scam is back!
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Articles recieved 18/02/2022
Article: Northants man jailed after pleading guilty to computer misuse - published over 2 years ago.
Content: Leicestershire Police have confirmed that a 29-year-old IT technician has been sentenced after pleading guilty to two counts of computer misuse last year. Adam Georgeson appeared at Leicester Crown Court on Friday, February 11, where he was sentenced to 21 months’ imprisonment. In October last year, at the same court, he admitted two counts of unauthorised ...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/northants-man-jailed-after-pleading-guilty-to-computer-misuse 
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Published: 2022 02 18 12:20:32
Received: 2022 02 18 12:30:45
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12:30 Northants man jailed after pleading guilty to computer misuse
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Articles recieved 16/02/2022
Article: Romance fraud victims make payments over two months on average, confirms TSB - published over 2 years ago.
Content: Continuing our February focus on romance fraud, TSB analysis has confirmed that victims of that particular crime make payments to criminals over two months on average. The bank, which released the findings ahead of Valentine’s Day, said payments are made over 62 days typically. Female customers made up two-thirds (66%) of the cases it analysed. TSB has refu...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/romance-fraud-victims-make-payments-over-two-months-on-average-confirms-tsb 
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Published: 2022 02 16 11:57:17
Received: 2022 02 16 12:09:28
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Topic: Cyber Security
12:09 Romance fraud victims make payments over two months on average, confirms TSB
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Articles recieved 15/02/2022
Article: Sun Traps: Beware of holiday fraudsters turning your dream holiday into a nightmare - published over 2 years ago.
Content: As the Government intends to scrap many existing Covid measures, including holiday restrictions to some destinations, this has prompted many people to book a sunny escape. But Action Fraud are warning of holiday frauds and scams. Action Fraud, the national reporting centre for fraud and cyber crime, received 1,907 reports of holiday and travel related fraud ...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/sun-traps-beware-of-holiday-fraudsters-turning-your-dream-holiday-into-a-nightmare 
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Published: 2022 02 15 15:31:22
Received: 2022 02 15 15:50:29
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Topic: Cyber Security
15:50 Sun Traps: Beware of holiday fraudsters turning your dream holiday into a nightmare
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Articles recieved 11/02/2022
Article: Police warn of increase in sextortion scams - published over 2 years ago.
Content: Derbyshire Constabulary have recently seen a notable rise in reports from the public regarding threatening emails demanding a ransom be paid to prevent sensitive images or footage being circulated to contacts. This type of scam is known as sextortion - a type of phishing attack whereby people are coerced to pay a BitCoin ransom because they have been threate...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/police-warn-of-increase-in-sextortion-scams 
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Published: 2022 02 11 11:13:46
Received: 2022 02 11 15:30:12
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Topic: Cyber Security
15:30 Police warn of increase in sextortion scams
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Articles recieved 10/02/2022
Article: Beware The Tinder Swindler! - published over 2 years ago.
Content: At the EMCRC, we often warn people of the dangers of romance fraud when dating online, and now, thanks to Netflix, our words have been amplified in the form of their new hit documentary, The Tinder Swindler. Note: This article contains details of and spoilers for the Netflix documentary, The Tinder Swindler. However, as it's based upon a true story, the deta...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/beware-the-tinder-swindler 
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Published: 2022 02 10 15:05:10
Received: 2022 02 10 17:10:24
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Category: News
Topic: Cyber Security
17:10 Beware The Tinder Swindler!
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Articles recieved 09/02/2022
Article: Jail for fraudster following credit card crime spree - published over 2 years ago.
Content: Nottinghamshire Police have helped jail a fraudster who went on a year-long crime spree stealing people’s identities to authorise credit cards. Kevin Castle, aged 56, was an opportunistic crook, breaking into people’s letterboxes, stealing post and creating credit cards in their name so he could withdraw money and fund his own lifestyle. Castle, of Birkin ...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/jail-for-fraudster-following-credit-card-crime-spree 
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Published: 2022 02 09 10:51:45
Received: 2022 02 09 11:10:53
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Topic: Cyber Security
Article: NHS Covid pass scam warning - published over 2 years ago.
Content: From today, until any easing of the government’s plan B restrictions that hope to tackle the spread of the Omicron Covid-19 variant are announced, adults must now show a COVID pass to enter nightclubs and other large events in England. But with this, comes scams. The new measures coming into force require proof of double-vaccination or a negative PCR or late...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/nhs-covid-pass-scam-warning 
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Published: 2021 12 15 09:40:45
Received: 2022 02 09 00:51:29
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Topic: Cyber Security
Article: Security Minister announces launch of National Cyber Resilience Centre Group - published over 2 years ago.
Content: The city of York played host to the launch of the National Cyber Resilience Centre Group (NCRCG): a national entity bringing together policing, government, business and academia to develop best practice in cyber resilience across the country. Security Minister The Rt Hon Damian Hinds MP officially announced the launch of the NCRCG at a special event celebra...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/security-minister-announces-launch-of-national-cyber-resilience-centre-group 
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Published: 2021 12 15 15:04:48
Received: 2022 02 09 00:51:29
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Article: Warning over Android banking scam that can steal money when a call is answered - published over 2 years ago.
Content: Android users are being warned that answering a fraudulent phone call could lead to their bank accounts being put at risk. Scammers are said to be targeting Android users by posing as banks in a scheme that allows them to take over your phone and bank account when you answer their phone call, reports the Daily Record. The cyber criminals are using malware ...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/warning-over-android-banking-scam-that-can-steal-money-when-a-call-is-answered 
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Published: 2021 12 16 14:51:28
Received: 2022 02 09 00:51:29
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Topic: Cyber Security
Article: Protect yourself against fraud and scams - published over 2 years ago.
Content: At the EMCRC, we're committed to protecting you from fraudsters and scams, as an individual, and as a business. And in our book, one of the best ways to keep your personal data and money safe is to make you aware of what to look out for. Now more than ever, criminals are tricking people into sharing personal and financial information through cold calls, emai...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/protect-yourself-against-fraud-and-scams 
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Published: 2021 12 21 15:10:50
Received: 2022 02 09 00:51:29
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Topic: Cyber Security
Article: Make sure that Cyber Security is top of your Christmas list - published over 2 years ago.
Content: “It’s the most vulnerable time of the year.” Ok, so that’s not exactly what Andy Williams sang on his famous festive song, but it is nevertheless true: cyber criminals don’t take a holiday, so your chances of being a victim of a cyber attack can increase over Christmas and New Year. Christmas holidays are a prime time for criminals to take advantage of. At...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/make-sure-that-cyber-security-is-top-of-your-christmas-list 
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Published: 2021 12 22 12:32:37
Received: 2022 02 09 00:51:29
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Topic: Cyber Security
Article: Are You Leaving The Door Open For Hackers? - published over 2 years ago.
Content: Derbyshire Alert, the community messaging system for the whole of Derbyshire, have issued the following advice on behalf of Derbyshire Constabulary and Action Fraud. The advice comes as many people are falling victim to hackers who hatch their plans via scams to target devices. The very word ‘hacked’ can strike fear into the heart of many of us. Whether it’s...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/are-you-leaving-the-door-open-for-hackers 
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Published: 2021 12 23 15:21:05
Received: 2022 02 09 00:51:29
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Topic: Cyber Security
Article: Cyber New Year's Resolutions: what you should do in 2022 - published over 2 years ago.
Content: 2021 is over. Thank goodness, right? And whilst we all have personal aspirations ahead of us in 2022 - eat healthier, exercise more, learn a language, write that book you keep telling yourself you have in you - it’s important to make Cyber Security a New Year’s resolution, too. 2021 was peppered with cyber threats, be it scams, fraud, phishing (which was par...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/cyber-new-year-s-resolutions-what-you-should-do-in-2022 
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Published: 2021 12 31 10:43:35
Received: 2022 02 09 00:51:29
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Article: The most frequently asked questions about Security Awareness Training - published over 2 years ago.
Content: Employees are a company's greatest asset. With security awareness training, they can also become highly effective barriers to cyber crime. Our security awareness training helps staff understand their working environment, giving them the confidence to speak up when something doesn’t look right. The training is focused on those with little or no cyber securi...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/the-most-frequently-asked-questions-about-security-awareness-training 
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Published: 2022 01 10 15:26:10
Received: 2022 02 09 00:51:29
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Article: The mistake millions make when unsubscribing from scam emails or texts - published over 2 years ago.
Content: Unsubscribing from annoying emails seems like a logical thing to do, but it can mean you are actually more likely to be targeted, as criminals realise they are dealing with a real person. This is the advice from consumer champion Martin Lewis, who told The Mirror that anyone who receives scam emails or texts should not unsubscribe, as it can mean you are mor...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/the-mistake-millions-make-when-unsubscribing-from-scam-emails-or-texts 
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Published: 2022 01 12 12:10:25
Received: 2022 02 09 00:51:29
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Article: Protecting SMS messages used in critical business processes - published over 2 years ago.
Content: Security advice for organisations using text messages to communicate with end users Short Messaging Service (SMS), commonly called text messages, are a convenient way for organisations to communicate with customers, staff and others. However, SMS messages are also frequently used to send highly sensitive data. For example, one-time passcodes used to access c...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/protecting-sms-messages-used-in-critical-business-processes 
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Published: 2022 01 13 16:17:50
Received: 2022 02 09 00:51:29
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Article: HMRC issues tax scam warning to self-assessment taxpayers - published over 2 years ago.
Content: HMRC has released a fraud warning urging all self-assessment taxpayers to watch out for fake tax communications ahead of the tax return deadline on January 31, 2022. The tax authority recently issued more than 4m text messages and emails, urging self-assessors who are yet to file their 2020-21 tax return to get organised - something fraudsters are likely to...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/hmrc-issues-tax-scam-warning-to-self-assessment-taxpayers 
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Published: 2022 01 14 11:48:45
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Article: 77% of Legal firms lost £4m of clients’ money to Cyber Attacks - published over 2 years ago.
Content: Picture the scene: you’re working with a client to complete their new home and the last step is for the mortgage provider to release the funds. You’re informed that the money is on its way, but nothing arrives. The funds have instead been intercepted by a cybercriminal, and the funds are now in their bank account. Legal firms handle large financial transacti...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/77-of-legal-firms-lost-4m-of-clients-money-to-cyber-attacks 
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Published: 2022 01 18 15:42:02
Received: 2022 02 09 00:51:29
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Article: Back to the office again!! But make sure the transition is smooth - published over 2 years ago.
Content: Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced today (January 19) that, from January 27, his Plan B restrictions that came into effect on December 13 would be scrapped, as the Omicron horizon begins to look a little clearer. This means that face coverings will no longer be mandatory on public transport and in shops, the need for vaccine certificates for certain venu...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/back-to-the-office-again-but-make-sure-the-transition-is-smooth 
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Published: 2022 01 19 16:33:56
Received: 2022 02 09 00:51:29
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Article: Microsoft finally dethroned as the most imitated brand in the phishing economy - published over 2 years ago.
Content: Email security company Checkpoint have published their fourth and final quarterly phishing report for 2021, which identifies global delivery company DHL as the most imitated brand by phishing threat actors. This finding is particularly surprising given that Microsoft came first in the same report 12 months earlier when they were imitated in a whopping 43% o...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/microsoft-finally-dethroned-as-the-most-imitated-brand-in-the-phishing-economy 
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Published: 2022 01 24 15:55:08
Received: 2022 02 09 00:51:28
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Article: “Script Kiddies” as young as nine conduct DDoS attacks - published over 2 years ago.
Content: Young children dubbed ‘Script Kiddies’ have the potential to develop into skilled threat actors, a recent report uncovered. The cyber prevent initiative launched by UK Policing aims to divert young people away from cybercrime, with research showing that children as young as nine actively launch Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. The National C...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/script-kiddies-as-young-as-nine-conduct-ddos-attacks 
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Published: 2022 01 25 14:12:54
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Article: Word up! Wordle players issued with warning about 'malicious scams' - published over 2 years ago.
Content: Unless you’ve been living beneath a rock for the past month, you’ll have heard of Wordle. But a warning of copycat apps and scams has been issued to anyone playing the viral word puzzle game. Wordle has become a roaring success story. The free-to-use game is enjoyed by millions across the UK after rising in popularity over the Christmas period. The simple ...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/word-up-wordle-players-issued-with-warning-about-malicious-scams 
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Published: 2022 01 28 11:20:50
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Article: Money is the only way to a fraudsters heart this Valentine's Day - published over 2 years ago.
Content: If Valentine’s Day has inspired you to look for love online, make sure you fall for the right person. Don’t fall for romance fraud. Considering the increased isolation that people have been forced to cope with over the past couple of years (well, most people, right Sue Gray?), it’s little wonder that many people turn to dating apps to find companionship. A...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/money-is-the-only-way-to-a-fraudsters-heart-this-valentine-s-day 
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Published: 2022 02 01 13:42:34
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Article: Derbyshire Constabulary to host Cyber Awareness Webinar for Safer Internet Day - published over 2 years ago.
Content: Tuesday, February 8, is Safer Internet Day 2022, and Derbyshire Constabulary will be hosting a webinar - or an online event - to offer safety advice to people when it comes to using the internet, social media and their emails. It will be a non-tech awareness session to alert the public of the types of cybercrime, fraud and scams that are so prevalent right n...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/derbyshire-constabulary-to-host-cyber-awareness-webinar-for-safer-internet-day 
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Published: 2022 02 02 14:34:30
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Article: Infamous Bitcoin scam returns with police officer replacing celebrities as bait - published over 2 years ago.
Content: A genuine-looking phishing scam involving Holly Willoughby and cryptocurrency has once again been circulating online, this time with a police officer - not a celebrity - as her guest, subsequently becoming the clickbait/phishing element of the scam. The original scam The scam, which has been in existence for a couple of years, involves popular This Morning p...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/infamous-bitcoin-scam-returns-with-police-officer-replacing-celebrities-as-bait 
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Published: 2022 02 04 14:48:53
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Article: Survey highlights cyber security risks of remote working - published over 2 years ago.
Content: Work from home: why we’re still banging this drum as we learn to live with and work through these weird post-pandemic times. We’ve posted numerous blogs on remote working, returning to work, and then WFH again. But now, following the results of a survey by software provider Dilligent, we have yet more scope to raise the topic once more…and it probably won’t...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/survey-highlights-cyber-security-risks-of-remote-working 
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Published: 2022 02 08 11:59:35
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11:10 Jail for fraudster following credit card crime spree
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00:51 NHS Covid pass scam warning
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00:51 Security Minister announces launch of National Cyber Resilience Centre Group
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00:51 Warning over Android banking scam that can steal money when a call is answered
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00:51 Protect yourself against fraud and scams
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00:51 Make sure that Cyber Security is top of your Christmas list
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00:51 Are You Leaving The Door Open For Hackers?
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00:51 Cyber New Year's Resolutions: what you should do in 2022
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00:51 The most frequently asked questions about Security Awareness Training
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00:51 The mistake millions make when unsubscribing from scam emails or texts
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00:51 Protecting SMS messages used in critical business processes
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00:51 HMRC issues tax scam warning to self-assessment taxpayers
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00:51 77% of Legal firms lost £4m of clients’ money to Cyber Attacks
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00:51 Back to the office again!! But make sure the transition is smooth
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00:51 Microsoft finally dethroned as the most imitated brand in the phishing economy
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00:51 “Script Kiddies” as young as nine conduct DDoS attacks
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00:51 Word up! Wordle players issued with warning about 'malicious scams'
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00:51 Money is the only way to a fraudsters heart this Valentine's Day
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00:51 Derbyshire Constabulary to host Cyber Awareness Webinar for Safer Internet Day
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00:51 Infamous Bitcoin scam returns with police officer replacing celebrities as bait
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00:51 Survey highlights cyber security risks of remote working
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Articles recieved 04/02/2022
Article: Infamous Bitcoin scam returns with police officer replacing celebrities as bait - published over 2 years ago.
Content: A genuine-looking phishing scam involving Holly Willoughby and cryptocurrency has once again been circulating online, this time with a police officer - not a celebrity - as her guest, subsequently becoming the clickbait/phishing element of the scam. The original scam The scam, which has been in existence for a couple of years, involves popular This Morning p...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/infamous-bitcoin-scam-returns-with-police-officer-replacing-celebrities-as-bait 
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Published: 2022 02 04 14:48:53
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Topic: Cyber Security
15:10 Infamous Bitcoin scam returns with police officer replacing celebrities as bait
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Articles recieved 03/02/2022
Article: Derbyshire Constabulary to host Cyber Awareness Webinar for Safer Internet Day - published over 2 years ago.
Content: Tuesday, February 8, is Safer Internet Day 2022, and Derbyshire Constabulary will be hosting a webinar - or an online event - to offer safety advice to people when it comes to using the internet, social media and their emails. It will be a non-tech awareness session to alert the public of the types of cybercrime, fraud and scams that are so prevalent right n...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/derbyshire-constabulary-to-host-cyber-awareness-webinar-for-safer-internet-day 
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Published: 2022 02 02 14:34:30
Received: 2022 02 03 10:10:07
Feed: The Cyber Resilience Centre for the East Midlands
Source: National Cyber Resilience Centre Group
Category: News
Topic: Cyber Security
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Articles recieved 01/02/2022
Article: Money is the only way to a fraudsters heart this Valentine's Day - published over 2 years ago.
Content: If Valentine’s Day has inspired you to look for love online, make sure you fall for the right person. Don’t fall for romance fraud. Considering the increased isolation that people have been forced to cope with over the past couple of years (well, most people, right Sue Gray?), it’s little wonder that many people turn to dating apps to find companionship. A...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/money-is-the-only-way-to-a-fraudsters-heart-this-valentine-s-day 
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Published: 2022 02 01 13:42:34
Received: 2022 02 01 14:10:11
Feed: The Cyber Resilience Centre for the East Midlands
Source: National Cyber Resilience Centre Group
Category: News
Topic: Cyber Security
14:10 Money is the only way to a fraudsters heart this Valentine's Day
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Articles recieved 30/01/2022
Article: Staying safe on public Wi-Fi - published over 2 years ago.
Content: When you're out and about, it’s recommended that you use mobile data or hotspot devices to connect to the internet, instead of public Wi-Fi where possible. But there are ways you can stay safe on public WiFi. Public Wi-Fi networks pose security risks to users, it’s true, but fortunately there are many tips to take note of in order to stay safe and secure onl...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/staying-safe-on-public-wi-fi 
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Published: 2021 12 10 11:02:18
Received: 2022 01 30 02:40:54
Feed: The Cyber Resilience Centre for the East Midlands
Source: National Cyber Resilience Centre Group
Category: News
Topic: Cyber Security
Article: Investigation begins into Spar supermarket cyber attack - published over 2 years ago.
Content: A possible supply chain cyber attack left more than 300 Spar supermarkets unable to process credit card payments. The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is investigating a security incident that has caused disruption at about 300 Spar stores in the north of England in a cyber attack that bears the hallmarks of a supply chain ransomware hit. Based in the ...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/investigation-begins-into-spar-supermarket-cyber-attack 
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Published: 2021 12 10 12:02:44
Received: 2022 01 30 02:40:54
Feed: The Cyber Resilience Centre for the East Midlands
Source: National Cyber Resilience Centre Group
Category: News
Topic: Cyber Security
Article: Warning as cyber criminals ‘prey on omicron fears’ with new scams - published over 2 years ago.
Content: Scammers are continuing to take advantage of topical fears surrounding the pandemic by using the omicron COVID variant as a lure in recent phishing scams, according to reports. The NHS has warned of a phishing campaign which leads people to fill in bank details for an “Omicron PCR test”, while consumer group Which? has reported rogue sites charging delivery ...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/warning-as-cyber-criminals-prey-on-omicron-fears-with-new-scams 
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Published: 2021 12 13 09:46:10
Received: 2022 01 30 02:40:54
Feed: The Cyber Resilience Centre for the East Midlands
Source: National Cyber Resilience Centre Group
Category: News
Topic: Cyber Security
Article: Secure your corporate social media accounts - published over 2 years ago.
Content: Keep your corporate social media accounts secure by ensuring you have a few practical measures firmly in place. Social media can be a real boon for businesses. Whether you’re customer base is primarily active on the more B2B sites like Twitter and Linked in, or the more engaged sites like Facebook and Instagram, reaching out to them - and of course trying to...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/secure-your-corporate-social-media-accounts 
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Published: 2021 12 14 12:11:13
Received: 2022 01 30 02:40:54
Feed: The Cyber Resilience Centre for the East Midlands
Source: National Cyber Resilience Centre Group
Category: News
Topic: Cyber Security
Article: NHS Covid pass scam warning - published over 2 years ago.
Content: From today, until any easing of the government’s plan B restrictions that hope to tackle the spread of the Omicron Covid-19 variant are announced, adults must now show a COVID pass to enter nightclubs and other large events in England. But with this, comes scams. The new measures coming into force require proof of double-vaccination or a negative PCR or late...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/nhs-covid-pass-scam-warning 
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Published: 2021 12 15 09:40:45
Received: 2022 01 30 02:40:54
Feed: The Cyber Resilience Centre for the East Midlands
Source: National Cyber Resilience Centre Group
Category: News
Topic: Cyber Security
Article: Security Minister announces launch of National Cyber Resilience Centre Group - published over 2 years ago.
Content: The city of York played host to the launch of the National Cyber Resilience Centre Group (NCRCG): a national entity bringing together policing, government, business and academia to develop best practice in cyber resilience across the country. Security Minister The Rt Hon Damian Hinds MP officially announced the launch of the NCRCG at a special event celebra...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/security-minister-announces-launch-of-national-cyber-resilience-centre-group 
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Published: 2021 12 15 15:04:48
Received: 2022 01 30 02:40:54
Feed: The Cyber Resilience Centre for the East Midlands
Source: National Cyber Resilience Centre Group
Category: News
Topic: Cyber Security
Article: Warning over Android banking scam that can steal money when a call is answered - published over 2 years ago.
Content: Android users are being warned that answering a fraudulent phone call could lead to their bank accounts being put at risk. Scammers are said to be targeting Android users by posing as banks in a scheme that allows them to take over your phone and bank account when you answer their phone call, reports the Daily Record. The cyber criminals are using malware ...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/warning-over-android-banking-scam-that-can-steal-money-when-a-call-is-answered 
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Published: 2021 12 16 14:51:28
Received: 2022 01 30 02:40:54
Feed: The Cyber Resilience Centre for the East Midlands
Source: National Cyber Resilience Centre Group
Category: News
Topic: Cyber Security
Article: Protect yourself against fraud and scams - published over 2 years ago.
Content: At the EMCRC, we're committed to protecting you from fraudsters and scams, as an individual, and as a business. And in our book, one of the best ways to keep your personal data and money safe is to make you aware of what to look out for. Now more than ever, criminals are tricking people into sharing personal and financial information through cold calls, emai...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/protect-yourself-against-fraud-and-scams 
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Published: 2021 12 21 15:10:50
Received: 2022 01 30 02:40:54
Feed: The Cyber Resilience Centre for the East Midlands
Source: National Cyber Resilience Centre Group
Category: News
Topic: Cyber Security
Article: Make sure that Cyber Security is top of your Christmas list - published over 2 years ago.
Content: “It’s the most vulnerable time of the year.” Ok, so that’s not exactly what Andy Williams sang on his famous festive song, but it is nevertheless true: cyber criminals don’t take a holiday, so your chances of being a victim of a cyber attack can increase over Christmas and New Year. Christmas holidays are a prime time for criminals to take advantage of. At...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/make-sure-that-cyber-security-is-top-of-your-christmas-list 
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Published: 2021 12 22 12:32:37
Received: 2022 01 30 02:40:54
Feed: The Cyber Resilience Centre for the East Midlands
Source: National Cyber Resilience Centre Group
Category: News
Topic: Cyber Security
Article: Are You Leaving The Door Open For Hackers? - published over 2 years ago.
Content: Derbyshire Alert, the community messaging system for the whole of Derbyshire, have issued the following advice on behalf of Derbyshire Constabulary and Action Fraud. The advice comes as many people are falling victim to hackers who hatch their plans via scams to target devices. The very word ‘hacked’ can strike fear into the heart of many of us. Whether it’s...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/are-you-leaving-the-door-open-for-hackers 
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Published: 2021 12 23 15:21:05
Received: 2022 01 30 02:40:54
Feed: The Cyber Resilience Centre for the East Midlands
Source: National Cyber Resilience Centre Group
Category: News
Topic: Cyber Security
Article: Cyber New Year's Resolutions: what you should do in 2022 - published over 2 years ago.
Content: 2021 is over. Thank goodness, right? And whilst we all have personal aspirations ahead of us in 2022 - eat healthier, exercise more, learn a language, write that book you keep telling yourself you have in you - it’s important to make Cyber Security a New Year’s resolution, too. 2021 was peppered with cyber threats, be it scams, fraud, phishing (which was par...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/cyber-new-year-s-resolutions-what-you-should-do-in-2022 
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Published: 2021 12 31 10:43:35
Received: 2022 01 30 02:40:54
Feed: The Cyber Resilience Centre for the East Midlands
Source: National Cyber Resilience Centre Group
Category: News
Topic: Cyber Security
Article: The most frequently asked questions about Security Awareness Training - published over 2 years ago.
Content: Employees are a company's greatest asset. With security awareness training, they can also become highly effective barriers to cyber crime. Our security awareness training helps staff understand their working environment, giving them the confidence to speak up when something doesn’t look right. The training is focused on those with little or no cyber securi...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/the-most-frequently-asked-questions-about-security-awareness-training 
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Published: 2022 01 10 15:26:10
Received: 2022 01 30 02:40:54
Feed: The Cyber Resilience Centre for the East Midlands
Source: National Cyber Resilience Centre Group
Category: News
Topic: Cyber Security
Article: The mistake millions make when unsubscribing from scam emails or texts - published over 2 years ago.
Content: Unsubscribing from annoying emails seems like a logical thing to do, but it can mean you are actually more likely to be targeted, as criminals realise they are dealing with a real person. This is the advice from consumer champion Martin Lewis, who told The Mirror that anyone who receives scam emails or texts should not unsubscribe, as it can mean you are mor...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/the-mistake-millions-make-when-unsubscribing-from-scam-emails-or-texts 
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Published: 2022 01 12 12:10:25
Received: 2022 01 30 02:40:54
Feed: The Cyber Resilience Centre for the East Midlands
Source: National Cyber Resilience Centre Group
Category: News
Topic: Cyber Security
Article: Protecting SMS messages used in critical business processes - published over 2 years ago.
Content: Security advice for organisations using text messages to communicate with end users Short Messaging Service (SMS), commonly called text messages, are a convenient way for organisations to communicate with customers, staff and others. However, SMS messages are also frequently used to send highly sensitive data. For example, one-time passcodes used to access c...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/protecting-sms-messages-used-in-critical-business-processes 
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Published: 2022 01 13 16:17:50
Received: 2022 01 30 02:40:54
Feed: The Cyber Resilience Centre for the East Midlands
Source: National Cyber Resilience Centre Group
Category: News
Topic: Cyber Security
Article: HMRC issues tax scam warning to self-assessment taxpayers - published over 2 years ago.
Content: HMRC has released a fraud warning urging all self-assessment taxpayers to watch out for fake tax communications ahead of the tax return deadline on January 31, 2022. The tax authority recently issued more than 4m text messages and emails, urging self-assessors who are yet to file their 2020-21 tax return to get organised - something fraudsters are likely to...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/hmrc-issues-tax-scam-warning-to-self-assessment-taxpayers 
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Published: 2022 01 14 11:48:45
Received: 2022 01 30 02:40:54
Feed: The Cyber Resilience Centre for the East Midlands
Source: National Cyber Resilience Centre Group
Category: News
Topic: Cyber Security
Article: 77% of Legal firms lost £4m of clients’ money to Cyber Attacks - published over 2 years ago.
Content: Picture the scene: you’re working with a client to complete their new home and the last step is for the mortgage provider to release the funds. You’re informed that the money is on its way, but nothing arrives. The funds have instead been intercepted by a cybercriminal, and the funds are now in their bank account. Legal firms handle large financial transacti...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/77-of-legal-firms-lost-4m-of-clients-money-to-cyber-attacks 
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Published: 2022 01 18 15:42:02
Received: 2022 01 30 02:40:54
Feed: The Cyber Resilience Centre for the East Midlands
Source: National Cyber Resilience Centre Group
Category: News
Topic: Cyber Security
Article: Back to the office again!! But make sure the transition is smooth - published over 2 years ago.
Content: Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced today (January 19) that, from January 27, his Plan B restrictions that came into effect on December 13 would be scrapped, as the Omicron horizon begins to look a little clearer. This means that face coverings will no longer be mandatory on public transport and in shops, the need for vaccine certificates for certain venu...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/back-to-the-office-again-but-make-sure-the-transition-is-smooth 
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Published: 2022 01 19 16:33:56
Received: 2022 01 30 02:40:54
Feed: The Cyber Resilience Centre for the East Midlands
Source: National Cyber Resilience Centre Group
Category: News
Topic: Cyber Security
Article: Microsoft finally dethroned as the most imitated brand in the phishing economy - published over 2 years ago.
Content: Email security company Checkpoint have published their fourth and final quarterly phishing report for 2021, which identifies global delivery company DHL as the most imitated brand by phishing threat actors. This finding is particularly surprising given that Microsoft came first in the same report 12 months earlier when they were imitated in a whopping 43% o...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/microsoft-finally-dethroned-as-the-most-imitated-brand-in-the-phishing-economy 
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Published: 2022 01 24 15:55:08
Received: 2022 01 30 02:40:54
Feed: The Cyber Resilience Centre for the East Midlands
Source: National Cyber Resilience Centre Group
Category: News
Topic: Cyber Security
Article: “Script Kiddies” as young as nine conduct DDoS attacks - published over 2 years ago.
Content: Young children dubbed ‘Script Kiddies’ have the potential to develop into skilled threat actors, a recent report uncovered. The cyber prevent initiative launched by UK Policing aims to divert young people away from cybercrime, with research showing that children as young as nine actively launch Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. The National C...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/script-kiddies-as-young-as-nine-conduct-ddos-attacks 
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Published: 2022 01 25 14:12:54
Received: 2022 01 30 02:40:54
Feed: The Cyber Resilience Centre for the East Midlands
Source: National Cyber Resilience Centre Group
Category: News
Topic: Cyber Security
Article: Word up! Wordle players issued with warning about 'malicious scams' - published over 2 years ago.
Content: Unless you’ve been living beneath a rock for the past month, you’ll have heard of Wordle. But a warning of copycat apps and scams has been issued to anyone playing the viral word puzzle game. Wordle has become a roaring success story. The free-to-use game is enjoyed by millions across the UK after rising in popularity over the Christmas period. The simple ...
https://www.emcrc.co.uk/post/word-up-wordle-players-issued-with-warning-about-malicious-scams 
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Published: 2022 01 28 11:20:50
Received: 2022 01 30 02:40:54
Feed: The Cyber Resilience Centre for the East Midlands
Source: National Cyber Resilience Centre Group
Category: News
Topic: Cyber Security
02:40 Staying safe on public Wi-Fi
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02:40 Investigation begins into Spar supermarket cyber attack
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02:40 Warning as cyber criminals ‘prey on omicron fears’ with new scams
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02:40 Secure your corporate social media accounts
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02:40 NHS Covid pass scam warning
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02:40 Security Minister announces launch of National Cyber Resilience Centre Group
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02:40 Warning over Android banking scam that can steal money when a call is answered
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02:40 Protect yourself against fraud and scams
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02:40 Make sure that Cyber Security is top of your Christmas list
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02:40 Are You Leaving The Door Open For Hackers?
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02:40 Cyber New Year's Resolutions: what you should do in 2022
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02:40 The most frequently asked questions about Security Awareness Training
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02:40 The mistake millions make when unsubscribing from scam emails or texts
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02:40 Protecting SMS messages used in critical business processes
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02:40 HMRC issues tax scam warning to self-assessment taxpayers
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02:40 77% of Legal firms lost £4m of clients’ money to Cyber Attacks
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02:40 Back to the office again!! But make sure the transition is smooth
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02:40 Microsoft finally dethroned as the most imitated brand in the phishing economy
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02:40 “Script Kiddies” as young as nine conduct DDoS attacks
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02:40 Word up! Wordle players issued with warning about 'malicious scams'
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