Breaking Scams

Feeling Flushed? Don’t Panic: The UK Toilet Roll Scam

March 24, 2020

The vast majority of people are decent human beings. However, cybercriminals...

Breaking Scams

The Fax Behind Cybercrime: Microsoft SharePoint Fax Scam

March 16, 2020

Remember the fax machine? At their peak of use, they were...

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Update or Else: Outlook Update Scam Email

March 9, 2020

Here at The Defence Works we get to see lots of...

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PUPpy Love: BT Billing SMiShing Scam

February 25, 2020

The Defence Works is continually watching out for scams that come...

Breaking Scams

A Warning to the Wise: The Hard to Tell if it’s a Scam or Not a Scam?

February 17, 2020

This week’s Breaking Scam is about how confusing and difficult it...

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The Symptoms of Infection: The Coronavirus Phishing Scam

February 10, 2020

Switch on the TV or open social media and you cannot...

Breaking Scams

The Outlook is Cloudy with a Chance of Scam: The Microsoft Outlook Scam

February 3, 2020

A spate of scam emails, all on the same theme, has...

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A Taxing Time of the Year: The HM Revenue & Customs Phishing Scam

January 27, 2020

The Defence Works has been hearing of a number of scams...

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Is it a Scam or Not? Teasing out the Legit from the Illegit Email

January 20, 2020

In an unusual move this week, we will be looking at...

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When is a Spoof not a Spoof? The Email Contact Scam

January 13, 2020

Just before Christmas, I began to notice a large number of...

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No Such Thing as a Free Bitcoin: The Elon Musk Bitcoin Scam

January 7, 2020

Elon Musk is famous for many things: Tesla, rocket trips to...

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2019, the Year of the Scam

December 30, 2019

Each week over the last year we have been able to...