Scammers luring victims following WannaCry attack.

Watch out for Friday scammers.

This alert has been sent to SLS via The Law Society with a request to circulate it as far and wide as possible.

Action Fraud has received the first reports of Tech-Support scammers claiming to be from Microsoft taking advantage of the global WannaCry ransomware attack. Please click here to read the full National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) Report for more information.

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Sunday, 20th August, 2017