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COLUMN: You’d be surprised how much information people can glean from your social media accounts

This column may make scary reading but if you’ve ever had problems with someone taking too keen an interest in your social media – a jealous ex, former friends, a boss or that creepy friend who comments on every post and, of course, if your children have profiles – then you’d be surprised how much information people can glean from them, no matter how secure you think they are.

The High Rollaz 'head shop' in Harehills

Video: Police seize former legal highs from Leeds ‘head shop’ video

POLICE in Leeds seized what were formerly known as legal highs during a visit to a ‘head shop’ just hours after a wide range of substances were outlawed.

This pillowcase was used to steal the items.

Burglars make off with items in pillowcase after Ilkeston home raid

Burglars used a pillowcase to steal items from an Ilkeston home.

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Man, 25, comes forward after police CCTV appeal over Guiseley bar attacks

A 25-year-old man is due to be interviewed by police in relation to a Guiseley bar brawl that saw at least six people assaulted.

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COLUMN: Don’t get sucked into these social media scams

We all know someone who has been a victim of an online scam, whether it’s their bank account being ‘phished’, their Facebook profile being ‘hacked’ or even the 419 scam (the emails promising a share of a payout in return for your bank details).

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Figures show scale of cyber theft problem

Almost half of computer infections are caused by banking malware, a study has found.

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