Public can now report scam websites direct to the NCSC


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The British public will be able to help in the fight against malicious cyber criminals thanks to a new scam website reporting service.

The National Cyber Security Centre’s new website reporting tool allows people to send them a link from websites which they think are trying to scam the public, regardless of how they got to the site.

The NCSC – which is a part of GCHQ – then analyses the site, and if found to be malicious a notice may be issued to the hosting provider for the site to be removed, preventing members of the public falling victim in future.

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