The ten biggest online scams lost victims across the country £670million over 2014 – and this figure is likely to be far higher due to unreported cases, National Fraud Intelligence Bureau data reveals.
The case of a victim known only as Chris, who had thousands stolen by fraudsters who simply rang his bank to gain details and also conned his Facebook friends into sending money too, is highlighted by Get Safe Online.
Reseachers in Israel have identified a protein they claim can reduce the virus in infected patients by 97 per cent in just eight days, according to the .
The findings raise hopes for sufferers of a disease that killed more than a million people globally in 2015.
It turned out he wasn't covered for this as he was scammed so he lost the money.'This experience has taught me to be extra vigilant about online security.
I 100 per cent ensure I log out of websites properly and have strong passwords.
Experian helped me remove that.'What made things even worse was that on my birthday where my friends and family had commented on my Facebook wall, they somehow managed to hack my Facebook and asked my friends via direct messages for money.
My partner's dad, thinking this was me, transferred £900 to a bank account.
Tests using Gammora will continue amid hopes it will soon be able to kill 100 per cent of infected HIV cells.
HIV is currently treated with drugs taken daily that supress the disease, but there are no known cures.
Abraham Loyter, who helped develop the drug, told Channel 2 in Israel: “With our approach we are destroying the cells, so there is no chance that the virus will awaken one day.
Local banks have them inside or out, other places do not.
The active ingredient, called Gammora by researchers, caused several copies of the virus’s DNA to enter an infected CD4 cell, instead of the usual one or two.