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Aaron Yates, managing director of IT security and advisory firm Berea, explains why accountants are increasingly

An email targeting accountants which purports to be from a potential client but contains a virus has been doing the rounds, according to AccountingWEB members.

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People claiming tax credits are being warned about scam or “phishing” emails from fraudsters in the run-up to the 31 July deadline for renewing claims.

The average cost of information security breaches affecting UK businesses has almost doubled in the past year, even though there has been a slight fall in the number of incidents, according to PwC’

As Microsoft ends support for Windows XP today - which means no more official security updates and bug f

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Supermarket chain Morrisons had a week to forget when its lacklustre annual results were followed by the appearance on the internet of personal payroll infor

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Security giant G4S faces further scrutiny after it emerged a former employee has taken it to court accusing it of “irregular accounting” to play down its profitabi

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Reports are coming through of a return of the highly lucrative bogus tax refund scam.

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Scammers concocted a convincing replica of an HMRC Employer Bulletin in an increasingly sophisticated approach to phishing for personal information from businesses and accountants.

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A big recent conviction showed HMRC making headway against the surge of bogus tax rebate claims that have plagued the self assessment system in recent years.

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