Lincolnshire County Council hit by suspected security incident

January 27, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Lincolnshire County Council has suffered a suspected security breach on systems holding personal information such as medical records, addresses and bank details – reports the Lincolnite yesterday. Emails were at first not impacted by the breach but have now been affected according to reports claiming to be from inside the council. Council staff were ordered to close their computers and turn the power off. At this stage, it is unclear who is behind the incident. Judith […]

Police Warn of Phone Scam Targeting Computers

February 8, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

Lincolnshire Police are warning residents of a phone scam regarding computers. The scammers are contacting members of the public by telephone stating that they have a virus on their computer or that they are due an upgrade on their software. Once the scammer engages with the member of the public they will try to convince them that they need urgent attention to their computer. At this stage they will either ask for a sum of […]