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Empower Against Fraud: Join the “Stop! Think Fraud” Campaign


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The launch of "Stop! Think Fraud," the national campaign against fraud, marks a pivotal moment in the UK's battle against digital deceit. With fraud constituting around 40% of all crime in England and Wales, this initiative unites counter-fraud experts to offer the public clear, robust anti-fraud advice. Stygian Cyber Security stands in support of this campaign, emphasizing the crucial role of cybersecurity awareness and preparedness in protecting individuals and businesses alike.

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A United Front Against Fraud

Today (12th February 2024) marks the beginning of a significant stride towards fortifying the UK’s defences against the ever-growing threat of fraud. The “Stop! Think Fraud” campaign, launched with the backing of the nation’s leading counter-fraud experts, aims to transform the fight against fraudsters by harmonising efforts and providing the public with consistent, actionable advice.

The Stark Reality of Fraud in the UK

Fraud remains the most prevalent crime in the UK, with an estimated 3.2 million offences each year in England and Wales alone, costing society approximately £6.8 billion. Despite a 13% reduction over the past year, the threat persists, with incidents more than doubling in Scotland over the past nine years and a notable spike observed in Northern Ireland during the pandemic.

The Campaign’s Strategy

Leveraging the expertise of counter-fraud professionals, “Stop! Think Fraud” introduces an online hub offering straightforward, easy-to-follow advice. Alongside digital resources, impactful adverts across various platforms aim to reach 95% of UK adults, driving home the message of vigilance and prevention.

Stygian Cyber Security’s Role

As specialists in advanced cybersecurity solutions, Stygian Cyber Security aligns with the campaign’s objectives, reinforcing the importance of cybersecurity awareness and education. Our services and insights complement the campaign’s resources, offering businesses and individuals the tools needed to detect and deter fraudulent activities effectively.

Key Features of the Campaign

  • Online Fraud Hub: A central repository of advice, guiding individuals on spotting fraud, staying safe online, and seeking help if targeted.
  • Broad Media Coverage: A comprehensive advertising strategy ensures the campaign’s message is disseminated widely, from social media to public billboards.
  • Unified Advice: By consolidating anti-fraud messaging under one banner, the campaign aims to eliminate confusion and provide clear guidance.

Support from Across the Spectrum

The campaign enjoys backing from various sectors, including tech, finance, retail, law enforcement, and consumer groups, all committed to amplifying the anti-fraud message. This collaborative approach underscores the collective resolve to combat fraud at every level.

The Path Ahead

With the launch of “Stop! Think Fraud,” the UK sets a new benchmark in public awareness and education on fraud prevention. As the campaign unfolds, its success will hinge on the active participation of the entire community—individuals, businesses, and organisations—each playing a role in safeguarding against the scourge of fraud.

For more information on how you can contribute to the fight against fraud and enhance your cybersecurity posture, visit Stygian Cyber Security online and explore our range of services designed to protect against digital threats.




This campaign not only represents a crucial step in the UK’s ongoing efforts to combat fraud but also serves as a call to action for individuals and businesses alike to elevate their cybersecurity awareness and practices. Together, through education and vigilance, we can build a safer digital future for all.

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