Online Fraud News, Articles and Updates

Shop safely online with these 5 tips

Nearly half (48 percent) of consumers who shopped online in the past year have experienced payment fraud.

Fraud report names most sophisticated cyber-attacks globally in 2016

Fraud is in a constant state of evolution to stay a step ahead of the defences deployed to stop it.

Over £1 billion lost by businesses to online crime in the last year

Get Safe Online is urging businesses to better train staff to spot the signs of fraud, as Action Fraud reports a 22 percent increase in crimes reported in the last year.

Online travel fraud increases worldwide during summer months

Along with the significant worldwide increase of mobile transactions for the booking of flights, hotels and rental cars during the summer months, fraudulent activity against online travel companies go up as well.

UK top cop says 'sloppy' cyber-crime victims not worthy of all refunds

UK Metropolitan police commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe suggests that consumers who have been victimised by online fraud should not be refunded by banks due to their "sloppy" internet security.