Covid Vaccines and passports for sale

Covid Vaccines and passports for sale

  • 25th March 2021
  • Emma Laffey
  • Cyber Crime

Cybercriminals are once more cashing in on vulnerabilities raised during the Covid-19 pandemic by selling covid vaccines, forged vaccine passports and faked negative tests on the dark web. The Covid-19 pandemic has seen more than a fair share of fraudulent activities, such as counterfeit PPE, telephone and email scams, fictitious remedies, and not to mention plenty of fake news across social media pages. The latest dark web activity involves seeing a sharp increase in adverts for forged negati...

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Royal Mail Scam Threat

Royal Mail Scam Threat

  • 24th March 2021
  • Yuriy Solovov
  • Cyber Crime

Fresh warnings have been issued regarding the latest Royal Mail scams and the potential threats to customers. With the UK currently in lockdown and only essential shops allowed to trade, many of us are turning to online shopping more than ever before. So, when you receive a text message or email allegedly from Royal Mail, informing you that there is a fee to pay before delivery, you may think very little more of it because you are expecting a delivery. Alternatively, you may have been advised t...

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Grooming Is A Threat We Should All Be Aware Of

Grooming Is A Threat We Should All Be Aware Of

  • 17th December 2020
  • Evgeniy Anisimov
  • Child Safety

Child ‘Grooming’ is a subject with which many of us are becoming more familiar and parents more concerned for their child’s welfare, as time passes and social media flourishes. Do we know enough about it and how to spot the signs it may be happening? What is Grooming? Grooming is when someone befriends a child or adolescent and forms a relationship with them built on trust and emotions and may even befriend the family to appear more trustworthy and believable. Groomers will go on to abuse the...

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The More You Click, The More They Learn….

The More You Click, The More They Learn….

  • 17th December 2020
  • Evgeniy Anisimov
  • Social Media

Prince Harry has hit the headlines once again, this time concerning his and wife Meghan’s personal campaign over certain aspects of social media.    The young Royal has accused social media platforms of not doing enough to tackle hate online in an article entitled “Social media is dividing us. Together we can redesign it.”, written for Fast Company, a US business magazine. ...

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