Fraud Prevention News, Articles and Updates

Fraud prevention practices and password security poor in the UK

Less than half of UK consumers regularly change their passwords to prevent fraud.

Infographic: are you losing your identity?

Equifax look at the growth of identity fraud and what can be done about it.

Underreporting and user error key problems in combatting cyber-fraud

Experts in a panel discussion at Kaspersky Lab yesterday outlined their concerns and frustrations in the fight against cyber-enabled fraud.

Payment fraud growth accelerates

Including fraud in the UK crime figures resulted in online crime overtaking physical crime, now Financial Fraud Action UK (FFA UK) reports that fraud in the payments sector has jumped 53 percent over last year.

EuroCACS 2016: Computers learn how to detect fraud, waste and error

Using artificial intelligence, we are rapidly approaching the day when computers will be able to sift through terabytes of data to detect fraudulent financial transactions.

Updated: 2.4 million hit by Carphone Warehouse breach

Personal details of up to 2.4 million customers of Carphone Warehouse - including encrypted credit card details - have been reported stolen, with the ICO now investigating.

Mobile fraud: a reality check

Everyone is talking about mobile fraud but the threat is not as widespread as it is made out to be, says Helen Holmes.

Is Bitcoin the answer to fraud?

As Bitcoin grows in popularity, could the crypto-currency be the solution to online fraud, asks Akif Khan.