Scam of the Week: Santander, HSBC and Royal Bank of Scotland customers targeted

Fraudsters are using new online security checks to trick banking customers into handing over their financial details and personal data.

Banks, card providers and retailers across the EU are currently in the process of emailing customers asking them to provide up to date contact information, as part of new checks for online card payments known as strong customer authentication (SCA).

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Scam of the Week: Nescafé Coffee fans urged to avoid Social Media Phishing Scam

Nescafé coffee lovers are the latest to be targeted with a phishing scam designed to steal their personal details and infect their device with malware.

The scam is circulating widely on social media and users have reported receiving a message saying: “Nescafe offers free coffee machine and 3 coffee packs. Complete this mini survey and win a Nescafe Coffee machine”

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EG Group Acquires GB3 and appoints Group CIO

Blackburn, 17th May 2019 – EG Group announce the acquisition of GB3, a provider of information technology (IT) solutions based in Preston, United Kingdom. 

In parallel, Graham Billsborough, Founder and CEO of GB3 has been appointed EG Group’s Chief Information Officer (CIO). Commenting on the appointment, Graham Billsborough said, “The GB3 team are excited to have reached this definitive agreement with EG Group. The combination aligns our expertise in technology management with their leadership in the forecourt retail convenience sector.”

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World Password Day was created to raise awareness about the importance of strong, secure passwords. With ever-increasing threats to your corporate, personal information and online security, maintaining strong passwords is critical.

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What Brexit could mean for GDPR & Data Protection.

There is little doubt that in two weeks time we’ll be done with March. The question remains however, and this is where the uncertainty lies, as we finish with March, will the UK be done with the EU. So what does this mean for GDPR?

If you happen to know the answer to that question, do let us know. In the meantime, the varying options being explored seem to change on an increasing basis. Will there be a deal, what will it look like, or will it be no deal, are we running out of time? Don’t worry, this is a Noel Edmond pun free zone, I promise.

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