Google Search results topped by suspected scam gadget store

Google Search results topped by suspected scam gadget store

Image copyright MyTechDomestic Image caption MyTechDomestic listed hard-to-find gadgets at discounted prices A suspected scam store, featuring hard-to-find gadgets priced below the norm, topped Google search results for days. MyTechDomestic accepted payments via...
Coronavirus: Scam sites selling masks and fake cures taken down

Coronavirus: Scam sites selling masks and fake cures taken down

Image copyright NCSC Image caption Some of the websites tried to look like official government resources People have forwarded more than 160,000 suspicious emails to a scam-busting service, leading to 300 websites being shut down. The Suspicious Email Reporting...
Coronavirus: UK forces hundreds of scam Covid-19 shops offline

Coronavirus: UK forces hundreds of scam Covid-19 shops offline

Image copyright Getty Images The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) said it took down more than 2,000 online coronavirus scams last month. NCSC said this included 471 fake online shops that were selling fraudulent virus-related items. It coincides with...
Google blocking 18m coronavirus scam emails every day

Google blocking 18m coronavirus scam emails every day

Image copyright Getty Images Scammers are sending 18 million hoax emails about Covid-19 to Gmail users every day, according to Google. The tech giant says the pandemic has led to an explosion of phishing attacks in which criminals try to trick users into revealing...