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New feature to tackle phishing emails introduced on Instagram

Instagram has added a feature it says will help users identify hoax emails from hackers pretending to be the social network, to help better protect them from email scams.

The Facebook-owned platform says the tool allows users to check all correspondence sent to them by Instagram in the previous 14 days, helping to distinguish genuine emails from fake ones.


Tech-literate millennials are the biggest victims of bank scams

Millennials are falling victim to scams involving handing money to fraudsters more than any other age group, according to Lloyds Bank.

New data shows that victims aged 18 to 34 are losing £2,630 on average to the fraud, which typically involve scammers impersonating banking staff, the police or HM Revenues and Customs.


Phishing warning issued to students ahead of A-Level results

Majority of UK’s top universities have not done enough to protect themselves from email scams UK students are at risk from phishing attacks because many top universities are failing to follow best practices to block fraudulent emails, new research has claimed. According to a report by cybersecurity firm Proofpoint, 65 percent of the UK’s top… Read More


Man arrested over Lancaster University cyber attack

Records and ID documents of some students were accessed in the phishing attack A man has been arrested after student data was stolen in a cyber attack on a university. The 25-year-old man from Bradford was arrested on suspicion of Computer Misuse Act (CMA) and fraud offences on Monday following the breach of Lancaster University… Read More


Safer Internet Day: an opportunity for businesses to reflect
If you have kids in school, chances are they will spend a large portion of their day learning how to protect themselves online. Firms should take note and use today as an opportunity to take pause on the biggest cybersecurity threats facing enterprises in 2019. We asked IT industry experts to canvas the top enterprise... Read More


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