Text message scam ‘Flubot’ taking over Android phones in the UK!

There has been a ‘package delivery’ scam called Flubot that has been sweeping across the UK and infecting Android phones over the past few weeks! This blog post will talk you through what Flubot is and how you can stay alert. What is Flubot? It is a piece of malware that has the ability to take over devices and spy on them – used to gather sensitive data including banking details. How can...
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HTTPS now default in Address Bar with new version of Chrome

The new version of Chrome (Chrome 90) will implement a major change in which it is switching to having HTTPS in the address bar by default. This blog post will help you understand why this major change is taking place and why it is important. Why is Google doing this? Google is carrying out this change as the use of HTTPS has increased significantly since 2014. The reason for this is that in...
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No more personalised ad tracking on Chrome, say Google

Google has announced that it will no longer be using third-party cookies when tracking individual users across the web on their Chrome browser. They have said that digital advertising practices had to “evolve”. This article will give you an overview of what this means for you. What difference will this make to you? Third-party cookies allow for you to be tracked and ‘followed’ across the...
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Be aware of new Bitcoin-related scam emails!

ActionFraud is warning the public about unsolicited emails that promote investment opportunities regarding Bitcoin. They have stated they have received over 750 reports of these phishing emails. This blog post will tell you what to look out for and how you can protect yourself. What do these emails look like? These emails are using ‘celebrity endorsements’ in order to persuade their victims...
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