May 14th, 2013
34% of Britons carry a reminder of their PIN number on them at all times, either in their wallet, pocket, bag or on their phone.
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May 9th, 2013
Despite perceptions, card fraud has fallen for the second year in a row, according to data released by the Crime Survey for England and Wales.
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January 29th, 2013
According to the UK Payment Council, a forthcoming storyline in Coronation Street, featuring long-haired lothario Lewis Archer and Gail Platt, could easily be avoided if Gail was to employ some simple online banking security measures.
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September 26th, 2012
Nearly 27% of us use one of the top 20 PINs to get cash from an ATM, according to recent analysis, giving anyone who gets hold of your card a good chance they can guess the PIN.
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April 4th, 2012
A new campaign, backed by Stephen Fry, aims to get Facebook users to think about keeping their bank details secure.
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February 3rd, 2012
BBC Click has done a report on hackers’ latest successes in bypassing the latest bank security measures in order to extract money from online bank accounts, to be shown on February 4th and 5th on the News channel (or on iPlayer).
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January 22nd, 2012
As our mobiles continue to hold more and more personal and private data, including banking login details, so the need to secure that data grows.
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November 2nd, 2011
Here’s an infographic from the US which shows how your social media use could compromise the safety of your home.
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September 12th, 2011
Are First Direct (owned by HSBC) planning on introducing a “Secure Key” widget to add an extra layer of security (and frustration) to online banking?
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July 28th, 2011
A few months ago we reported on Barclays announcing changes to their internet and mobile banking login process, and today they’ve confirmed some of the improvements they’re making, and when they’ll be available.
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