1 in 8 Brits who use internet dating have been targeted by romance scam

One in eight Brits (12%) who have tried internet dating have been targeted by romance or phishing scams, research by cybersecurity company NordVPN can reveal. These cons see fraudsters match with another user and then try to drain their bank account, either by dangling the promise of a romantic relationship or encouraging them to share personal details.  …

The 12 Scams of Christmas

Every year, scammers take the opportunity to target consumers shopping online around the Christmas period with new and old scams. This leaves people increasingly vulnerable. Together with James Walker, CEO of consumer data action service Rightly, we identify and explore twelve common scams that pop up at Christmas and explain what consumers should look out…