Identity and Fraud

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The Gaming Sector and the Rise of ID Theft...

ID theft is on the up, rising 12 percentage points in the past year; it now accounts for more than half of all detected frauds .   Experian’s annual fraud report revealed a marked shift in the level of third-party or identity theft – when a victim’s identity is...

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Identity theft rises 12 per cent – what does that mean...

Identity theft has risen 12 percentage points in the past year, now accounting for more than half of all detected frauds . Experian’s annual fraud report revealed a marked shift in the level of third-party or identity theft – when a victim’s identity is stolen – as a proportion...

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Fraud Report 2015 – ID theft’s relentless ...

The latest edition of our Fraud Report has been published and is now available. we've also got a superb interactive online version available as...

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What’s in a wristband – Will wearables prevent heart a...

Experian blogger Jessica Neale, outlines the imminent impact wearable devices are likely to have on consumer...

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Identity theft and fraud – go to battle with the Army,...

Identity theft is the beginning of a journey, one which often involves fraud, loss and a great deal of distress for those who have had their identities stolen. While we might not be able to literally send in the military to tackle the criminals, we do have three effective...

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Insurance Industry Tackling Fraudulent Applications Th...

First party fraud remains dominant in the insurance industry accounting for almost 80 per cent of all frauds. It’s a figure that has been rising steadily since 2013 ....

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What’s in a password? The good, the bad and the ...

Research suggests that around half of all users’ passwords follow only 13 basic structures – making them easier to decipher by hackers. In truth it’s likely to be far less complex, given we’re all creatures of habit and generally the password we rely on for opening our cable TV account is...

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Fraud, biometrics and the fear factor...

High profile data breaches have alerted us all to the increased risk we’re at from fraud. With criminals accessing the personal information of millions of people the search for new and clever ways to tackle fraudsters is a p...

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London identity theft rates almost three times higher...

Central London and outer areas of the capital face significant targeting by identity...

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