Scammers posing as IT departments, telecoms providers and banks are tricking victims into relinquishing control of their devices to hack into their accounts and steal sensitive data, warns Which? Money.
The Revolut Google advert scam is back, helping criminals steal more than £67,000 off at least eight victims. Which? explains how it works and how to keep safe.
Scammers are taking aim at Revolut customers with phishing texts designed to steal their data as well as Google ads listing fake phone numbers. Which? first reported a malicious Revolut ad in March but this attack has recently resurfaced, leading to one victim losing almost £8,000.
Scams are now the biggest problem for landline users, with criminals using cheap technology to exploit millions of people. Find out what tactics they use.