Hackers target the self-employed with new HMRC SMS phishing scam

Hackers target the self-employed with new HMRC SMS phishing scam

Cyber criminals are continuing to exploit the coronavirus crisis by targeting those using the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) during the Covid-19 outbreak. A new phishing scam has been uncovered by litigation specialists Griffin Law, and begins with a...
Covid-19 phishing scams targeted by HMRC takedown operation

Covid-19 phishing scams targeted by HMRC takedown operation

HMRC has taken down nearly 300 Covid-19 phishing scam sites in the last few weeks according to new data. The Inland Revenue has been asking Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to remove nearly 300 web addresses since the national lockdown commenced on March 23....
HMRC has gone live with the Job Retention Scheme

HMRC has gone live with the Job Retention Scheme

HMRC has today launched the Job Retention Scheme (JRS), which has been hastily put together over the last four weeks in a bid to help businesses pay workers who have been furloughed. JRS went live at 7am today with, according to HMRC, full digital support to ensure as...