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Internet router ‘hack’ scam targets UK homes

Internet router ‘hack’ scam targets UK homes

Scammers posing as BT, TalkTalk or Sky claim your router has been compromised and then try to extort money or steal personal data.

How the internet reveals your personal data secrets

How the internet reveals your personal data secrets

A Which? investigation reveals that personal data is readily available on the public internet, which could made you an easier target for criminals.

Does a green padlock mean a website’s safe?

Does a green padlock mean a website’s safe?

The ASA recently ruled a Barclays ad was misleading because it implied all websites with green padlocks are safe.

Cryptocurrency scams on the rise

Cryptocurrency scams on the rise

Scammers have been using the growing public interest in Bitcoin to rip-off Brits - do you know how to spot a scam or get your money back?

Watch out for online marketplace scams

Watch out for online marketplace scams

Today, for World Consumer Rights Day 2018, Which? is one of more than 200 consumer associations worldwide calling for better consumer protection when shopping on an online marketplace.

Brits lose over £5.6m to contactless card fraud

Brits lose over £5.6m to contactless card fraud

Criminals targeting contactless payments accounted for £5.6m of fraudulent payments in the first half of 2017, exceeding cheque fraud

Top car insurance scams: how to avoid falling victim

Top car insurance scams: how to avoid falling victim

The worrying insurance fraud trends that you could be involved in without even knowing it

Lost money to scammers via Western Union? How to claim your refund

Lost money to scammers via Western Union? How to claim your refund

Victims duped into paying fraudsters via money transfer service Western Union can now claim a refund. Which? explains how you can claim.

Young people fuelling bank account fraud as ‘money mules’

Young people fuelling bank account fraud as ‘money mules’

Young people could face 14 years in jail for committing bank account crime by unknowingly becoming money mules, authorities have warned.

Inside binary options – Britain’s biggest investment con

Inside binary options – Britain’s biggest investment con

Binary options are one of the fastest growing financial products in the world, but in most cases they’re quite simply a fraud. UK investors have reported losses of more than...

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