Other Sources of Useful Information
If you think you might have been a victim of cyber crime, contact Action Fraud at https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/ or on 0300 123 2040.
Blue Lamp Cyber Bobbies
The Blue Lamp Cyber Bobby Scheme provides free home visits, giving advice and guidance about basic IT security and how to avoid being affected by a cyber crime or a cyber enabled crime to the elderly and disabled in Hampshire. To find out about the criteria for referrals go to https://www.bluelamptrust.org.uk/cyber-bobby/.
Cyber Aware is the government’s advice on how to stay secure online. For information and videos explaining some of the most common scams and giving advice on how to avoid falling victim to them go to
Friends Against Scams
Friends Against Scams is a National Trading Standards Scams Team initiative, which aims to protect and prevent people from becoming victims of scams by empowering people to take a stand against scams.
Which? - Scam Alerts
Sign-up for free Scam Alerts from Which and they will send you regular updates on new scams doing the rounds – so you can stay one step ahead of the scammers.Sign up at https://campaigns.which.co.uk/scam-alert-service/.
Citizens Advice also provide information and support for those who have been scammed or are concerned about scams. For more info go to:
Cyber Watch is a free service staffed by Neighbourhood Watch volunteers. Our experts have diverse Cyber Security skills and qualifications, and are offering to help free of charge. While we make all reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy of the information provided, it does not constitute legal advice and cannot be relied upon as such. Cyber Watch does not accept any responsibility for any liability arising as a result of reliance upon the information given.