Bogus Council workers and ‘Distraction Burglary’ advice

Trading Standards received a report that yesterday 2 men turn up at an address in Penpool Lane DA16 2AE (the resident was an 87-year-old female).  They wore trainers, jeans, sweatshirts and peaked caps and claimed to be from the trees department at Bexley Council. They drove a plain white van, wore no high vis jackets… Continue reading Bogus Council workers and ‘Distraction Burglary’ advice

What kind of mask should I wear? – WHO

How to wear a medical mask safely (WHO)   Mask use in the context of COVID-19 This document provides updated guidance on mask use in health care and community settings, and during home care for COVID-19 cases. It is intended for policy makers, public health and infection prevention and control professionals, health care managers and… Continue reading What kind of mask should I wear? – WHO

The Risk of Free WIFI

  Click to visit the PDSC Police Digital Security Centre – Click to watch Christmas Campaign video. Visit Action Fraud to setup Quad9 and DMARC free cybercrime protection and watch the videos on how to set iit easily on various platforms and devices.

Black Friday / Cyber Monday – Online Shopping Fraud

As it’s Black Friday weekend coming up, Action Fraud have launched their Safer online shopping campaign. Online Shopping Fraud has surged by 30% over the pandemic period and now accounts for 20% of all reported fraud! Last Christmas, over 17,400 people reported falling victim to online shopping fraud with losses totalling £13.5m. As we near… Continue reading Black Friday / Cyber Monday – Online Shopping Fraud

Safe Online Christmas Shopping

This Christmas more of us than ever before will be shopping online for our presents.  Attached is a useful guide (PDF) to provide helpful tips on how to avoid being a victim of online fraud whilst online shopping.  We hope this is useful – for more useful tips on staying safe online simply visit getsafeonline.org.