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Avoid identity theft - be careful about sharing private information online

11 Oct 2012

October is National Cyber Security Month and a number of international organisations are collaborating to increase awareness of some of the online risks we face.

It’s estimated that identity theft costs individuals a total of £1.2 billion each year. This video clip reminds us in a humorous way to pay attention before sharing private information:

Action Fraud is the UK's national fraud and internet crime reporting centre. They provide advice on how to avoid becoming the victim of online crime, and what to do if you think you’re the victim of a scam:

Get Safe Online is the UK’s leading source of unbiased, factual and easy-to-understand information on online safety.