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CyberFirst free summer courses for students aged 14-17–now open for registration

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), a part of GCHQ, announced that its free CyberFirst courses are now open for registration to introduce Scottish students with a passion for technology to the fascinating and fast-paced world of cyber All […]

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Advice issued about ‘catfishing’ scams ahead of Valentine’s Day

Scots have been warned to be aware of ‘catfishing’ romance fraud in the run-up to Valentine’s Day. Advice Direct Scotland, which runs the national consumer advice service, has launched a new campaign highlighting the tactics used by scammers to exploit situations of loneliness or isolation of their targets.

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Romance Fraud

Online dating has become a very popular way to meet someone new. The majority of accounts on dating websites are genuine people looking for romance, but fraudsters have been known to target those looking for love. Cyber criminals “meet” people […]

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