U.K. Sees Double-Digit Increase in Digital Scams – More Than 40 million already in 2022

A report from InfoSecurity Magazine citing a poll by a group in the U.K. found that more there was a huge increase in digital scams targeting U.K. online consumers. According to the report: 

14% more people than last year said they had been targeted. The most common scams involved delivery/postal services (55%), government spoofing (41%), investment fraud (29%), rebates and refunds (28%), and banking (27%).

The report also warned that an upcoming government’s cost-of-living crisis distribution to U.K. citizens would fuel even more targeted scams. 

 

 

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