A familiar phishing scam has returned: scammers are trying their luck at convincing people they need to renew antivirus protection they didn’t know they had.
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Fake marketing surveys promising gift cards of up to £100 for filling them out are impersonating the likes of ASDA, Morrisons and Tesco. Here’s what they look like.
An email purporting to be from Dyson is promising ‘prizes’ as part of a fake loyalty program. Dyson has confirmed it has nothing to do with the communication.
We’ve received multiple reports of a fake email purporting to be from takeaway delivery service Just Eat. Here’s what you need to watch out for.
A member of the public received an official-looking email purporting to be from Microsoft, but it’s a scam designed to steal bank details. Here’s how it works.
A phishing email purporting to be from British Gas is fraudulently promising customers a ‘refund’ of more than £400. Have you come across it?
PayPal is often a target for scammers looking for quick access to your money. Here are two phishing emails from earlier this year so you know how to spot them.
We’ve seen fake emails claiming to be from courier company DHL. Don’t be taken in – you don’t have a parcel to collect or track if the email looks like this.
A fake email purporting to be from HMRC is circulating, telling people they’re eligible for a ‘government grant’. Here’s a copy so you know what to watch out for.
This phishing email, disguising itself as from ‘BT’, has a Brexit twist. It’s a scam designed to steal your personal data. Here’s exactly what it looks like.
Sophisticated phishing emails purporting to be from Netflix are attempting to extort customer bank details. Here are two examples you need to watch out for.
Scammers are still using Martin Lewis’s image in fraudulent Bitcoin adverts, but now they’re emailing them directly using fake mockups of the Mirror’s website.
There’s no rest for the wicked. Scammers have found a way to get a common TV licence scam past your spam filters. Could you spot it? Here’s how they did it.
How do you feel about your email being scanned, and possibly even read by the employees of third-party companies, asks Kate Bevan…