Suspicious email reporting service from NCSC

Suspicious email reporting service from NCSC

People are being urged to report coronavirus scam emails to the government as part of a new campaign.

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) says criminals are increasingly using the COVID-19 outbreak as a way to scam people.

It comes after a recent survey by TSB suggested that 42% of people believe they have been targeted by a scam email during the virus pandemic.

A Cyber Aware campaign has been launched offering advice and tips on how to protect passwords, accounts and devices:

A "suspicious email reporting service" will also allow people to forward possible scam emails to the centre for analysis.

Emails can be forwarded to and the NCSC's automated programme will test the validity of any links and further action could be taken against the fraudsters.

Posted: Mon, 11 May 2020 13:11 by Parish Office

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