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BizReport | Internet June 19, 2017

Cifas: Company directors particularly vulnerable to identity fraud

A study from UK fraud prevention service, Cifas, based on more than three year's of data, reveals that company directors are twice as likely as others to be victims of identity fraud. ... >>

BizReport | Internet August 08, 2016

Biggest rise in ID theft among the most tech-savvy

Being a tech-savvy mobile and social media user does not preclude a person from falling victim to identity fraud, reveals new research by Experian.... >>

BizReport | Internet August 22, 2013

82% of identity fraud cases in UK occur online

Overall fraud levels in the UK have dropped slightly during the first half of the year, according to a new report released by non-profit anti-fraud organization CIFAS, although identity fraud continues to rise.... >>

BizReport | Law & Regulation April 26, 2012

CIFAS reveals rise in fraudulent use of bank accounts by owner

The UK's fraud prevention service, CIFAS, has revealed that fraud increased 13% in the first quarter of 2012. However, it's not just criminal activity, says CIFAS, but desperation on the part of some struggling account holders. ... >>

BizReport | Mobile Marketing February 24, 2012

Study: Smartphone users at increased risk of ID fraud

A Javelin Strategy report found that smartphone users are more likely to become a victim of identity theft.... >>

BizReport | Mobile Marketing February 10, 2012

UK: 60% worry about risks of shopping via mobile

The increased use of mobiles in the UK is well documented but new research conducted for Affinion International reveals that many British smartphone users have concerns surrounding the risk of identity theft and credit card fraud.... >>

BizReport | Law & Regulation October 19, 2011

Fellowes reports 4 million British identity theft victims

Last week a British Cabinet Office minister, Oliver Letwin, was discovered to have recklessly disposed of important government papers in a park trash can. This week it is National Identity Fraud Prevention Week in the UK. Perhaps government officials could... >>

BizReport | Social Marketing June 30, 2010

Online behavior leaves social media users at risk

Even though recent events, such as the Facebook privacy melee, have brought online privacy to the fore, many users continue to do little or nothing to protect themselves from identity theft, according to a recent study from the Ponemon Institute.... >>

BizReport | Research archives March 24, 2009

Gartner: Financial fraud concerns turn some away from online shopping

Consumers in the U.S. are changing their online behavior due to concerns about the safety of their personal data. Fear of fraud is stopping 15% of those surveyed from shopping online, according to a recent report from Gartner.... >>

BizReport | Research archives March 05, 2009

Identity theft rises, Gen Y most at risk

Identity theft is on the rise and Generation Y is the group most at risk, reports out this week suggest. However, this group of youngsters appears less concerned than their older counterparts. ... >>

BizReport | Research archives March 12, 2008

Silver surfers serious about online security

In light of their uber-use of technology, you’d assume that younger generations of Internet users would be savvier than older, less technologically-submerged age groups. But are they?... >>

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