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This morning, an email is doing the rounds purporting to be from a Lyn Whitehead at Lancs Police. She does indeed exist, but the email is not from her but from a scammer. =========================== Please find attached an invoice that is now due for payment. Regards Lyn Lyn Whitehead (10688) Business Support Department – Headquarters […]

Phishing emails – emails designed to con you into releasing personal information for use by scammers – are getting increasingly sophisticated. Email addresses are obfuscated (hidden behind an apparently genuine address) and the content often looks very professional. In a recent quiz carried out by Intel for CBS in America, 80 per cent of users […]