Top cyber scams to look out for this summer

The summer months hold a treasure trove for cybercriminals wanting to take advantage of unsuspecting victims.

The number of events that occur over the season provide the perfect opportunity for cybercriminals to target online users. Consumers are no longer just at risk of being scammed into handing over personal details – this year, there is also a higher risk of being hit by threats like ransomware.

With scams seemingly lurking behind every corner of the Internet, this can be a challenging time for both brands and consumers. As summer draws near, these are the top online scams that consumers need to watch out for:

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