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Email from HMRC, fake or real?

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have asked to remove over 20,750 malicious sites in effort to crack down on phishing attacks. Which simplify means a fraudulent attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details (and money), often for malicious reasons, by disguising as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication. Despite a record number of malicious sites being removed, HMRC is warning the public to stay alert as millions of taxpayers remain at risk of losing substantial amounts of money to online crooks.

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7-ZIP AES-256 encryption

7-Zip is a file archiver with a high compression ratio and Strong AES-256 encryption in 7z and ZIP formats

7-Zip is free software with open source. The most of the code is under the GNU LGPL license.

You can use 7-Zip on any computer, including a computer in a commercial organization. You don't need to register or pay for 7-Zip.

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