Category Archives: Security

How to protect yourself from cyber bullying and online harassment #BeCyberSmart — CharityUKNews

Most people set up an account on a social media site like Facebook or Twitter so that they can share what is happening in their lives and interact with friends and family online. West Mercia Police are working with a … Continue reading

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Holiday’s are coming and so are fraudsters.

The City of London Police along with ABTA and Get Safe Online are joining forces this week to warn the public about the dangers posed by holiday booking fraud. Findings from a new report, compiled by the City of London … Continue reading

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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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