Trading Standards North West, a collective of 22 Trading Standards services within the northwest region of England, has warned residents in Cheshire, England to be aware of a scam phone call going around right now. Those who have given information to the scammers or who are wary should install security software or antivirus software.
An online scam known as Ammyy is going around in Summerside, Canada, and the Journal Pioneer and officials said residents should be on the look out. Antiphishing software can be used to help recognize such scams.
While Louisiana newspaper the Daily Advertiser said computers can be a great tool, users need to take precautions by using antivirus software and antiphishing software to avoid having sensitive information end up on the web.
There has been a large rise in the number of phishing emails the U.K.'s tax collection arm. Antiphishing software may soon be in order for those who were duped by the scam.