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…
A member discovered his email had been hacked by fraudsters who plundered his details and attempted to steal funds using his signature. When his investment company contacted him, he knew it was an email scam.
When a member received an email from ‘Apple’ claiming she’d been selected to test a brand new iPhone X, she rightly questioned it… (more on free iPhone email…)
A ban on mobile roaming charges in the EU comes into force on 15 June. The new ‘Roam at Home’ rules should bring savings for consumers and businesses alike. But it’s not quite a blanket ban. So will you benefit from the new rules?
Last Saturday’s convo about price increases on stamps pulled out some interesting insights into your views on sending greetings cards – or rather, avoiding electronic greetings cards… (more on electronic greetings cards…)
A Which? member was signed up to an Amazon seller plan he didn’t ask for. But would you know what to do? (more on phishing emails…)
Scammers are ramping up their efforts to catch you out with their phishing emails – and the latest PayPal imitation scam email is frighteningly realistic. (more on PayPal scam email…)
A Which? member’s wife’s email account was hacked and her details were used to send a very convincing phishing email containing a link to a copycat website to her contacts. Had the link been clicked on by the recipients, it could have asked for financial details or contained malware. (more on spoof emails…)
The Office of National Statistics reports nearly six million fraud and cyber crimes are committed every year, with one in ten falling victim. So are you savvy at spotting scams or could a fraudster fool you?
Have you had a text, apparently from ‘Apple’, telling you your Apple ID is about to expire? Don’t be fooled – it’s a scam. So what’s being done about it?
Ever spotted a phishing email in your inbox? There’s a new one in town. Read why you should be wary of emails purporting to be from PayPal that ask for personal information.
Online shops – like any shops – employ a range of tricks and tactics to get you to spend more. One of these tactics is using ‘time limited’ offers – but are the deadlines they give always honest?