West Yorkshire Police is only one of a handful of forces across the country with a dedicated cyber unit, is looking to spread the word about the dangers of the crime and the devastating impact it can have on people’s lives.
Interview with Detective Chief Inspector Vanessa Smith - Regional Cyber Crime Unit
“The computer is rapidly becoming the new crowbar and anyone who has a desktop computer, laptop, tablet or mobile device/phone could be at risk of being a victim".
Do you know how to protect yourself from ransomware?
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Randsomware Incident - Friday 12th May 2017 - NHS
Crime Prevention Videos
Guarding again online crime can be simple! West Yorkshire Police crime prevention expert Chris Joyce talks about crime prevention techniques in his latest video updates as part of the Force’s Block The Web Monsters cyber crime campaign.
Cyber Crime Facebook Live Videos
DCI Vanessa Smith will be appearing on Facebook LIVE on the last Thursday of the month, usually at 12pm, talking about Cyber Crime.
To re-watch any of the cyber crime Facebook live videos that we have hosted, please follow this link.
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