Amazon Prime Scam Still Active

We have, again, had reports of residents receiving telephone calls impersonating Amazon Prime, telling victims their subscription will be ‘renewed’ for £39.99 How it works You get an automated call You are told your Amazon Prime account is to be renewed for £39.99 You are told to press button 1 to renew What to do End the telephone call – this is a scam Visit the Amazon Help pages for more information and scams affecting Amazon Please also note that Amazon will never ask for your personal information, or ask you to make a payment outside of their website (e.g. Continue Reading

Smishing Fraud Alert

Smishing – the term used for SMS phishing – is an activity which enables criminals to steal victims’ money or identity, or both, as a result of a response to a text message. Continue Reading

Cyber Attack

Talk Talk, the phone and broadband provider, has been the victim of a cyber attack on their website commonly referred to as DDoS – distributed denial of service attack. Continue Reading