Category Archives: Security

Cold Caller Alert! (and thats not a weather warning Hart folk)

Hampshire County Council’s Trading Standards Service is reminding residents to be alert to cold callers at the door.  Recent reports involve a cold caller purporting to be an officer from the Office of Fair Trading investigating a company that previously … Continue reading

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Amazon “Order” Scam – beware

Action Fraud has received several reports from victims who have been sent convincing looking emails claiming to be from Amazon. The spoofed emails from “service@amazon.co.uk” claim recipients have made an order online and mimic an automatic customer email notification. The scam … Continue reading

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On behalf of the team at Neighbourhood Alert and the amazing representatives from twenty Police Forces, Neighbourhood Watch, Action Fraud, Angling trust, Fire & Rescue Services, Local Authorities and the Home Office we would like to wish you a very Merry … Continue reading

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Fake Bank Letters

  Message sent by Action Fraud (Action Fraud, Administrator, National) Lloyds customers should be on the lookout for a new sophisticated fraud that involves fraudsters sending fake bank letters.  The convincing letters being sent are a replica template from Lloyds … Continue reading

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On-line Security – take this survey!

The City of London Police, in partnership with Get Safe Online, has put together a National Cyber Crime Survey. Its purpose is to learn about people’s awareness of online safety and experiences of cybercrime, with a view to improve our … Continue reading

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‘Nottingham Knockers’ 

Message sent byDarren Guy (Police, PCSO, Hart District) Police have received a number of reports that ‘Nottingham Knockers’ were operating across Fleet and Church Crookham yesterday (Friday 19th August 2016)  Dear Resident, Throughout the day on Friday, Police received several … Continue reading

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UK businesses receive extortion demands from ‘Lizard Squad’

Within the past 24 hours a number of businesses throughout the UK have received extortion demands from a group calling themselves ‘Lizard Squad’. Method of Attack: The group have sent emails demanding payment of 5 Bitcoins, to be paid by … Continue reading

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