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Email scam warning from County Council

A message on the Council's website. Credit: ITV Anglia.

Norfolk County Council have issued a warning after reports people have received emails containing 'malicious content'.

The emails - which appear to be sent from - contain an excel spreadsheet attachment if downloaded, could potentially damage the person's computer.

At the moment they say there is no evidence their website security has been breached, but they are investigating the issues as a 'matter of priority'.


Norwich Airport victim of cyber attack

Norwich Airport say their website has been the victim of a cyber attack. Credit: PA

Norwich Airport has been the victim of a cyber attack.

They reported the hacking to the police upon noticing the breach.

They say that no sensitive information has been leaked because the website is a third party site not connected to the airport's operational systems.

Changes are being made to the website arrangements to prevent any further illegal access.

Teenager arrested in Norwich over TalkTalk hacking attack bailed

The boy was arrested in connection with the investigation into alleged data theft from TalkTalk. Credit: PA

A 16-year-old boy from Norwich who was arrested in connection with the investigation into alleged data theft from TalkTalk has been released on bail.

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Cyber Crime Unit (MPCCU) together with officers from the National Crime Agency (NCA) executed a search warrant at an address in the city last night.

The teenager was arrested on suspicion of Computer Misuse Act offences, but has now been bailed until late March 2016.

He was the fourth person to be arrested in connection with the investigation.

Norwich teen arrested in TalkTalk hack investigation

Police made the arrests in Norwich. Credit: ITV Anglia.

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested in Norwich in connection with alleged data theft from TalkTalk.

A joint operation between detectives from The Met's cybercrime unit and officers from the National Crime Agency saw an address in Norwich searched, and the teenager detained.

It comes after the communications company admitted it had been the victim of a significant hacking attack last week.

He's the fourth person to be arrested and is being held under Computer Misuse Act offences.


Charity concerned about plans for police to talk to victims via Skype

Gloria Culyer from Age UK. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A charity says it's concerned about plans by Cambridgeshire Police to speak to victims of crime through video and phone calls rather than face to face.

The cost-saving measure has been welcomed by the county's police and crime commissioner and the police federation.

But Age UK say that many older people won't be up to speed with the technology.

Click below to hear from Gloria Cuyler from Age UK

"I think for the majority of people it'll be a very new thing that they're not accustomed to and it could be another way of older people feeling disadvantaged and not able to communicate."

– Gloria Culyer, Chief Executive, Age UK Cambridgeshire

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Fears over Chinese involvement in East Anglian nuclear industry

There are fears over the future security of our East Anglian nuclear industry over Chinese involvement in new nuclear reactors planned for Essex and Suffolk.

It's expected that China will invest in a new nuclear power stations at Sizewell and Bradwell. Credit: ITV News Anglia

The Chinese president has arrived in the UK for a four day tour and it's expected that a deal will be announced for his country's investment at both Sizewell in Suffolk and Bradwell in Essex.

No other Western country has given China such a large stake in its power industry and critics say it poses a huge threat to our national security but the government says tough safeguards will be in place.

Click below to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Tanya Mercer

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