Other Sources of Useful Information

Action Fraud

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.

Action Fraud

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

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
https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/cyberaware

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.
https://www.friendsagainstscams.org.uk/

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

Citizens Advice also provide information and support for those who have been scammed or are concerned about scams. For more info go to:
https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/consumer/

Legal Disclaimer

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. We will endeavour to help you with your problem or point you in the direction of other organisations that are able to help where we are not. 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.