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Cybercrime

Reducing the risk of cyber-crime: What can you do?
3 weeks ago

Reducing the risk of cyber-crime: What can you do?

Hacks on computer systems in businesses, universities and public services have shown the world the serious impact that cyber-crime can have. Cyber-crime isn’t just a problem for big companies; it’s …
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Romance Fraud: Don’t fall for it
5 months ago

Romance Fraud: Don’t fall for it

Valentine’s Day is a chance to throw caution to the wind and let your heart rule over your head. But don’t get carried away with all the roses, chocolate and soppy poems – especially if you’re looking for love online. Valentine’s may be a day for the romantics – but it’s also one for the scammers. Research has shown a spike in the reporting of romance fraud around March and April as victims wake up to the fact that they’ve been duped.

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Stamping out scams
11 months ago

Stamping out scams

Age UK Lancashire’s Community Engagement Manager, Anne Oliver, writes about the impact of scams against the elderly in the local community and what the charity has been doing to support …
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