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Five scams that target young people and what it could mean for their future

Five scams young people and students need to watch out for and what falling victim could mean for your future.

Inheritance tax hits record high

Fraudsters promise tax rebates in latest scam

HMRC will never ask you for your payment or personal details by email, text or over the phone - read our guidance to stay informed of the latest tax scams

Stay clued up: eight biggest scams of 2018

Romance scams, fake World Cup tickets, bogus Brexit investments and even Prince Harry’s wedding are tipped to be some of the methods fraudsters will use this year. High street bank...

Government and NHS websites fall victim to cryptojacking hack

Thousands of websites, including UK local government websites, put visitors' data at risk

Millions of scam emails blocked by British cyber defence

Britain's cyber defences are blocking 4.5 million malicious scam emails each month on average, according to figures compiled by the National Cyber Security Centre.

Cryptojacking: how your PC can be hacked to mine Bitcoin for others

Even if you’ve never dabbled in Bitcoin yourself, your own computer can be hijacked by those looking to make a crypotcurrency windfall. We explain what you need to know and how to stay secure.

Nine in ten people hit by email scams every month

As many as nine in ten people said they are receiving at least one dodgy email a month that’s evaded their spam filters, new Which? research on email scams has...

Mind games: 7 ways scammers win you over

More than a quarter of Brits have fallen prey to online scammers – even though a majority of victims thought there was something fishy going on. How do scammers convince...

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