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Protect yourself against email scams

15 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.

Many of the most common and successful online scams involve email. This video explains how the most common email attacks work and shows how to spot them and protect yourself.

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

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. A range of the online crimes they encounter are shown on their website.