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See below the Cyber-scams & Fraud cases. See the attached Flyers to read more about the following scams and advice on how to protect yourself and stay safe.

  • PayPal Authorized Payment to Cryptocurrency Exchange LLC Scam

Information on how to defend your organisation from email phishing attacks can be found at: https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/guidance/phishing

  • Over £7m lost to fake Paypal between January and September 2020

Verify the payment: If you’re selling goods on an online marketplace, such as eBay, don’t post the item to the buyer until you have verified, using the official app or website, that the payment is in your account.

Report suspicious emails: If you’ve received an email you’re not quite sure about, you can report it by forwarding it to: report@phishing.gov.uk

  • Billions of stolen Credentials leaked online:

If you suspect your credentials have been stolen, you should change your password as soon as possible.

If you have used the same password on any other accounts, you should change it there too.

Services such as www.haveibeenpwned.com can tell you if your information has ever been made public in a major data breach, and even alert you if it happens in the future. More advice and guidance can be found at www.ncsc.gov.uk

  • Google Forms Abused to Phish Credentials

Information on how to defend your organisation from email phishing attacks can be found at: https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/guidance/phishing

  • Apple Patches Actively Exploited Zero-Day Vulnerabilities

For all your IT equipment (so tablets, smartphones, laptops and PCs), make sure that the software and firmware is always kept up to date with the latest versions from software developers, hardware suppliers and vendors. More advice and guidance can be found at www.ncsc.gov.uk

  • Linux version of RansomEXX ransomware discovered

All organisations are urged to familiarise themselves with guidance on how to mitigate malware and ransomware attacks. https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/guidance/mitigatingmalware-and-ransomware-attacks