Cyber Security Scams

Instagram Scams

The most common Instagram scams and how to avoid them

Instagram is the world’s fastest-growing social media platform, so it comes as no surprise that it has attracted the attention of fraudsters who are keen to cash in on the platform’s popularity. Since it launched in 2010, the app has amassed more the 1.15 billion active users who share a…

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Warning Over Coronavirus Netflix Scam

As millions of people around the world go into lockdown, fraudsters have launched a devious new Netflix scam that claims to give away free subscription passes for the platform. The scam has been perfectly timed to exploit the current surge in people turning to streaming services during the isolation period.…

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Scam of the Week: Fraudsters Cash in on Flybe Collapse

Flybe passengers are being warned to watch out for scams as fraudsters attempt to capitalise on the airline’s collapse. Europe’s largest regional airline collapsed into administration on Thursday 5 March, leaving many passengers stuck in cities throughout the UK and Europe. As passengers attempt to recoup lost money, fraudsters are…

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Scam of the Week: Warning Over Huge Rise in DVLA Scams

The DVLA has urged motorists to be extra vigilant after it reported a huge rise in scams across the UK. New figures compiled by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) revealed a 20% increase in online scams, with 1,538 reported scams during the last three months of 2019. The…

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