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June 2013

Mobile malware on the rise

28th June 2013

A new Mobile Threat Report released by company Juniper Networks shows that Android malware has risen by 614% in a year.

Identity fraud UK hotspots revealed

19th June 2013

The credit reference agency Experian has named East Ham in London as the area people are most likely to be the victims of identity fraud.

Phishing scammers jailed for attempted £59m fraud

19th June 2013

An estimated £59m worth of fraud has been prevented in the UK after three men were convicted for launching a sophisticated phishing scam to access the accounts of bank customers in 14 countries.

Buyers beware of online car scam

18th June 2013

After an investigation into a complicated car scam, Northumberland County Council’s public protection service is warning people to be cautious when buying vehicles online.

Scam installation letter

12th June 2013

Derbyshire County Council has warned residents of a scam letter circulating using their name and demanding payment for an internet installation line.