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25 March 2020

To help HMRC investigations, report all HMRC related phishing emails and bogus text messages to HMRC. Even if you get the same or similar phishing email or text message often, email it to phishing@hmrc.gov.uk and then delete it.

Do not open attachments or click any links in an email or text message, as they may contain malicious software or direct you to a bogus website.

See further examples here

12 February 2020

TikTok Superstars Charli and Dixie D'Amelio open up about their experience of being bullied and share tips on how to make the internet a better place.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

05 February 2020

'I’m writing this to illustrate that the best phishing attacks will look very convincing. Often people are told to watch out for poor grammar and formatting to protect against phishing. This will work in some cases, but not in cases like the one I’m about to show. Sophisticated scammers use good English and pattern-match with legitimacy.'

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03 September 2019

Andrew Hall, Safeguarding specialist, has provided a detailed review of the new Ofsted Inspection Framework for September 2019.

'The new Ofsted Education Inspection Framework for September 2019 has been published. Whilst there are a number of broader changes, this article is concerned only with the inspection of safeguarding.'

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10 June 2019

This guide highlights a practical approach for online safety for schools. It defines each of the areas you need to think about, offers an overview of what schools are currently doing regarding online safety (based on recent research) and offers a set of reflective questions for schools to ask themselves when developing their approach.

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