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Simfin

online safety and digital citizenship specialist

Naace Impact Award Winner for Leadership

For his commitment to ensuring a safe and supportive learning environment for the education sector

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  • Very honest and thought provoking presentation about internet safety and safeguarding our children. Would highly recommend!

    Parent Primary School

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09 April 2020

In these challenging times, people understandably want to keep up to date with the latest developments in the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

But given the false claims about Covid-19 circulating online, some people are struggling to know who or what to believe.

Access to accurate, trustworthy and credible sources of news and information has never been more important. So, with the support of Ofcom’s Making Sense of Media Panel and Network, here's a collection of resources to help cut through the confusion and provide people with the tools to navigate news and information about Covid-19.

 

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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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