Monthly Archives: April 2016

Online Extortion Demand Affecting UK Businesses

Within the past 24 hours a number of businesses throughout the UK have received extortion demands from a group calling themselves ‘Lizard Squad’. Method of Attack: The group have sent emails demanding payment of 5 Bitcoins, to be paid by … More

Free Ride Assessments Across Bedfordshire

Are you a biker, or do you know one? Free Ride Safe assessments will be held this year in Kempston and Luton. Assessments are open to full motorcycle licence holders. Each assessment lasts around 2 hours with skills being assessed … More

Bedfordshire Police Issues Online Safety Advice Surrounding ‘Sextortion’

Bedfordshire Police is reminding social media users of the risk of sharing intimate images online as the practice of ‘sexploitation’ grows. So-called ‘sextortion’ involves victims being lured to perform sexual acts, or take intimate images, using their web-camera. Unbeknown to … More

Would You Like To Volunteer For Street Watch

Bedfordshire Police is keen to hear from residents concerned about anti-social behaviour and crime in their area and would like to join forces to tackle these issues. Street Watch enables residents to promote good citizenship by patrolling their own streets. … More

They’re back… THINK!Bike

Police are encouraging drivers to be on the lookout for motorcyclists as seasonal bikers start returning to the roads. Motorcyclists account for around 1% of UK road users but are one of the most vulnerable. They are 38 times more … More