Gloucestershire businesses lost £370,000 to cyber fraud in the last year –

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Over the last 13 months, Gloucestershire Police has received reports of cyber fraud costing businesses in the county around £369,800, according to Cheltenham-based Charles Russell Speechlys LLP.

After more than a year of lockdowns, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport’s new Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2020 revealed that fraudulent online schemes such as phishing scams have increased by 14 per cent, with attackers taking advantage of advances in technology, the increase in working from home, and…

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