This is a cyber-scams and fraud update via Northumbria Police Force Specialist Cyber Investigation Team.
Please share the below messages with your colleagues, friends and family. Included in this update is:
- Covid-19 scam texts (PDF below)
- Ransomware advice (PDF below)
- Spotting the signs of computer software service fraud (image below)
Five to Stop Fraud
Take Five is a national campaign offering straight-forward, impartial advice that helps prevent email, phone-based and online fraud – particularly where criminals impersonate trusted organisations: https://takefive-stopfraud.org.uk/