Identity and Fraud

Nature versus nurture when it comes to adopting the best financial habits when we leave the nest

Posted on Feb 05 2016 by

New research and insight from our Millennial Me & My Money report, reveals four out of five Millennials say they have received no formal financial education.

Cash-savvy millennials out-saving their free-spending parents

Posted on Feb 03 2016 by

New research from our Millennial Me & My Money report, reveals nearly half that (45%) of Millennials (18-34 year olds) manage to save at least a quarter of their disposable income every month – compared to just a third (34%) of their parents’ generation (35-55-year-olds).

Adding age and gender to the fraud mix

Posted on Jan 29 2016 by

Age and gender analysis across first and third-party fraud have now been added into our analysis to help offer an even broader picture of fraudsters and their victims.

FraudNet unveiled by eCommerce giant JD.com

Posted on Jan 21 2016 by

As online shopping continues to increase around the world, companies are constantly looking for new ways to protect their customers without negatively affecting the experience.

UK now ready for biometric banking

Posted on Jan 18 2016 by

New research that we carried our recently found that UK adults are two times more likely to trust biometric technology for their online banking than their social media accounts*. Most adults in the UK are now willing to embrace biometric identity for online banking.

Is technology helping fraudsters plug into confidential data? #FraudChatUK

Posted on Jan 11 2016 by

Enormous technological changes to the way we all work, transact and keep in touch have taken place during the past 20 years. While the developments have helped underpin our accelerated culture of faster, smarter, smoother online journeys, for some they have come at the cost of higher potential security risks.

Online shoppers are unforgiving – once they’ve gone, they’ve gone for good

Posted on Jan 08 2016 by

Millions prefer buying online to speaking with a salesperson – for everything from financial services, to car insurance and utilities.

New Right to Rent Legislation coming February 2016

Posted on Dec 18 2015 by

There is new legislation coming into effect from the 1st February 2016 that will impact on all private landlords across England.

Social networks offer hot prospects and online gold to determined ID thieves #FraudChatUK

Posted on Dec 15 2015 by

Socialised consumers — and in particular tech-savvy and tech-dependent young people — must do more to protect themselves and safeguard their personal networks from determined identity thieves, it emerged today.

Fraud Education – Why fighting fraud must go back to the classroom #FraudChatUK

Posted on Dec 11 2015 by

Despite financial literacy becoming a compulsory part of England’s secondary-school curriculum, it’s clear more could be done to help students safeguard themselves against fraud.