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Saturday, November 21, 2009

Don't be one of the "afflicted"....

empty brains in the information commonsImage by Paolo Màrgari via Flickr
There are a few Sites who are occupy themselves with "Cyberfraud" - Here is one based on UK experiences and laws, but is in general valid in most "advanced" countries, to a level more or less the same! I like the "test my PC" feature on this Site - a bit of a game, but a serious one - even although the advice given is logical, it's surprising how many people ignore or are not aware of things to watch out for!Go have a look and read all about it!


Cyberfraud - Helping to Fight Online Crime is a public service dedicated to protecting the consumer from becoming a victim of Internet fraud and Identity theft. This is the only site in the UK to provide a central platform covering all aspects of cyber crime.
Our aim is to increase the level of public awareness of cyber fraud by lobbying Government for changes in legislation and better statistical information about the true levels of cyber crime in the UK. We will provide victims of cyber fraud the chance to publish, and share their story with the public, and the facility for better cyber threat information & protection knowledgebase.
Caroline, (the editor!) is the founder of Cyberfraud after becoming a victim. .

Please check out our Newsletter and Initiatives Page for more latest information.

Identity theft is still number one and Phishing scams follow close behind in second place during 2009.
It is believed that the new category of scams for 2009 will be related to social engineering websites.

Below are typical Alerts sent to us by our visitors.
One of our website visitors alerted us to this scam - this time in the name of T-Mobile, there are emails circulating requesting personal details from people who have registered their details on job seeker websites.


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Addressing all our visitors who have been victims of internet fraud

A big thank you goes out to all our visitors who have taken the time to tell us their victim or near-miss stories. Whilst we have only published those accompanied by approval to do so, we have many, many more with the request not to publish for fear of being recognised. 

We would urge those victims writing to us to at least approve us publishing a summary of the events leading to their misfortune.

We would encourage those of you who report having not been reimbursed by their financial institutions to further pursue their claims. Most banks and financial institutions do reimburse their customers who have fallen victim to cyber fraud.

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