UK's NCSC removed more than 2.7 million online scams in 2021

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Social engineering attacks like phishing were especially common
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Social engineering attacks like phishing were especially common

Scammers used a variety of themes, including NHS vaccinations and celebrity impersonations

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), a division of the GCHQ spy agency, helped to stop a record 2.7 million online scams in 2021, four times the previous year's total. The most prevalent frauds...

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