NFIB Alert re Conveyancing Fraud
MANDATE FRAUD- CONVEYANCING FRAUD
The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) is continuing to see reports where parties involved in house purchases are targeted to divert funds to bank accounts under the control of fraudsters, resulting in large losses for solicitors or individual purchasers.
CEO Fraud Alert
Several businesses that have fallen victim to this type of fraud.
A company, often with multiple offices, is targeted by a fraudster who purports to be the CEO of the company and often claims to be based in another country.
Identity fraudsters targeting young people
But! this message is just as relevant to anyone who uses socia media / networking aplications
Recent NFIB Alerts
On behalf of NFIB
Please find attached the following:
Fake Mailboxes- Fraudsters are placing fake letter boxes on residential properties in an attempt to harvest mail.
The A-Z of computer and data security threats
FSB Cyber Resilience Report 2016
How to protect small firms in the digital economy
New to the ICO - Information Commissioners Office?
ICO Tool Kit
National Cyber Security Centre prospectus
This prospectus explains the vision for the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and how it intends to transform cyber security in the UK.
Mobile malware in the UK
Paper by the CERT UK dated 1st June 2016
CPNI 20 Critical Controls
Critical Security Controls guidance
Keeping Britain safe from cyber attacks: Matt Hancock speech
25/5/16- The Minister for Cabinet Office gave a speech on the UK's cyber security strategy and keeping Britain safe from cyber attacks.
HMG Cyber Breaches Survey 2016
65% of UK Businesses experienced a Cyber Security Breach in the past year. Report released May 2016
CPNI - Bimonthly video content
Deter, Detect, Delay, Detain
What you need to know
Cyber-attacks: would your business get caught out?
Via CERT UK
Executive summary of the attached report.
Cyber-attacks are in the UK are on the rise with no sign of let-up. CERT-UK sees repeating attacks and have created three attack scenarios to demonstrate some of the threats that exist, and steps to defend against them.
CPNI advisory video messages
Series of short CPNI video messages concerning Physical / Cyber security
1. Fraud Alerts
· Fraudsters Targeting Senior Executives- From the Proactive Intelligence Team (PIT): Fraudsters are targeting residential premises in affluent areas of London to steal post and identify senior executives in companies and organisations.
'To BOYD or Not to BOYD ?'
Spurious link to Shakespeare 400
NaCTSO Guidance Note 2A/2015
Reviewing your Protective Security
Choosing a mobile device and safe on line shopping