|Unfortunately, over the last few weeks, there has been a marked increase in both Covid-19 type scams, but also in phishing emails of all types – “banks”, Netflix, HMRC, DVLA, Supermarket vouchers and surveys to name just a few
The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has launched a new reporting service for suspicious emails.
Anyone can now forward suspicious emails to firstname.lastname@example.org
The service has been co-developed with the City of London Police. As well as helping to identify and take down malicious sites, it will also help by identifying new patterns in online offending.
For further information: https://www.ncsc.govuk/information/report-suspicious-emails
If you think you have been a victim of fraud or cybercrime, please contact Action Fraud on
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Infographics attached with more details on phishing emails.