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Fraud, identity and the emerging Internet of Things...

Posted on Jun 01 2016 by
Right now millions of new “things” get connected online every day - from toasters and heart monitors, to cars and light bulbs. The mass adoption of devices with multi-layered connectivity has been badged the Internet of...

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Fraud costs UK economy £193 billion a year – equating...

Posted on May 25 2016 by
The annual cost of fraud in the UK could be as high as £193 billion per year, according to a new report. It dwarfs previous estimates produced by the UK Government which put the figure at around £50 billion in 2013. The Annual...

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Top tips to safeguard security when plugging in to the Inter...

Posted on May 18 2016 by
Connected devices, smart phones or tablets, are no longer the only things with an internet connection.  There's now a vast number of other consumer products, including cars, heart monitors, and clothing, also linked to the...

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Which consumers are most at risk of ID theft?...

Posted on Mar 16 2016 by
Our Mosaic classification system reveals a host of insights into which demographic groups within society are most targeted by fraudsters. Unsurprisingly, the relatively cash-rich City Prosperity segment continues to be the most...

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Keeping your cards close to your chest is crucial to fending...

Posted on Feb 29 2016 by
Card fraud is on the rise. In January 2015, the credit card fraud rate stood at 36 in every 10,000 applications, but increased rapidly during the course of the following 12 months. Right now it stands at around 50 in every...

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Spotting fraud at postcode level...

Posted on Feb 23 2016 by
ID theft continues to be a nationwide challenge affecting consumers from all parts of Britain. The inner-cities of Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester and Glasgow, continue to be particularly vulnerable. Isolated pockets of fraud...

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Renewed surge in current account fraud...

Posted on Feb 10 2016 by
Current account fraud surged again in 2015, as new figures show it continues to be the most targeted financial product. Detected fraud rates for current account applications soared last year from 73 in every 10,000 applications...

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Millennials’ work-ethic underpinned by high expectatio...

Posted on Feb 08 2016 by
The future’s bright in the eyes of Millennials with many willing to work hard and save carefully to get there. Our research into this key segment of 18 to 34 year-olds, highlights their determination to lay down the...

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Nature versus nurture when it comes to adopting the best fin...

Posted on Feb 05 2016 by
Britain's Millennial generation of 18 to 34-year-olds has learnt from their parents and are determined to adopt the best money habits when it comes to their finances - despite little or no formal cash management training, it has...

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