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Action Fraud launches 24/7 helpline to combat cyber attacks against businesses, charities and organisations

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24/7 helpline

Action Fraud, the national fraud and cyber crime reporting centre, has launched a 24/7 live cyber-attack helpline. During its pilot since October 2016, Action Fraud's 24/7 cyber helpline received 377 reports which were then disseminated to the National Cyber Crime Unit (NCCU) or local forces.

  • 46% of businesses experienced a cyber breach or attack between 2016-17.
  • Businesses experiencing a live cyber attack should call Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040 and follow the instructions.
  • Live cyber reports sent to relevant law enforcement agency in order to get the best response.
  • Businesses will to speak to specially trained advisors who can offer advice and support.

CLICK HERE for more details from Action Fraud.

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