Additional information on Coronavirus-related fraud and how you can keep yourself safe
In the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak, fraudsters are more active than ever, taking advantage of increases in online shopping and abusing people’s sense of being on high alert.
Below, you’ll find links to various websites with additional information on the kinds of fraud that are currently on the rise.
This webpage provides ASA’s top tips for avoiding Coronavirus scams as well as a list of useful organisations to contact if you’re concerned about potential scams.
This article provides short summaries of some common fraudulent activity associated with the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak.
This article outlines steps you can take if you have fallen victim to a cyber attack, whether Coronavirus-related or not.
This webpage provides guidance for both organisations and individuals for how to manage new challenges associated with home working when it comes to digital safety. Guidance includes information on phishing scams preying on heightened fears associated with the Coronavirus outbreak.
On this page, Ofcom gives advice about and picture examples of recent scam calls and text messages related to the Coronavirus outbreak.
SWGfL identifies some common fraudulent activity occurring during the Coronavirus outbreak as well as advice on how to keep yourself safe.
In this article, SWGfL outlines measures you can take to keep yourself safe online while maintaining connected with others during the Coronavirus outbreak.
This gov.uk webpage highlights the need to be extra vigilant about scams in the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak.
This article offers some statistics on current Coronavirus scams as well as guidance on how to spot a number of fraudulent activity currently impacting people in the wake of the outbreak.
Cyber Resilience Scotland offers a host of podcasts to help you buff your own digital safety measures – an important task during this period of heightened criminal activity online.
Want to test your knowledge about phishing emails? Take Google’s Phishing Quiz and see how you get on!