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Young Adults often face different problems online

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In this month we're raising awareness of new data from Action Fraud which reveals almost £1 million has been lost to lottery fraud in the past seven months as well as the public being urged to donate safely this Christmas as it's revealed 1.6m was lost to online charity fraud over the past year. Also, WhatsApp users are being urged to be wary over 'friend in need' scam and a warning where criminals are copying real websites to steal savings.

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What we do

Every year we’re able to do more and more online. From sending messages to sorting out our finances, today we can do it from our phones and tablets wherever we are. But the more we can do online, the more we’re exposed to hazards. Cybersafe is here to help you stay safe online, so you can browse to your heart’s content, knowing you’re protected against scams, fraud and security problems.


If you’re the victim of a cyber crime, or you know of a current online scam, report it here.

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Tip of the week

Be wary of posting excessive personal details on social media such as who you bank with, full dates of birth and mother’s maiden names