Action Fraud is warning Natwest customers to be wary of emails promising them access to their accounts, which turn out to be fraudsters “phishing” for account login details.
A new campaign, backed by Stephen Fry, aims to get Facebook users to think about keeping their bank details secure.
The Student Loans Company has taken the unusual step of telephoning some of its customers to warn them they may be the victim of fraud.
Our post on the Windows phone scam continues to get a lot of hits, suggesting that the scam is still around, and fraudsters are still trying to con PC users out of money for performing largely useless tasks on their computers.
After days of downtime for the Playstation Network, Sony have finally admitted that customer data, possibly including credit card details, may have been leaked.
The car insurance industry is coming under fire after a report from the Transport Select Committee attacked the relationship between insurance firms and personal injury lawyers.
Payment processor Verifone has issued a very public warning about the security of competitor Square’s card reader, stating that it could be used for credit card skimming.
A survey of 400 bank account holders in both London and New York has found that consumers are eager for card issuers and financial institutions to increase the speed and the channels used for communications in the event of account irregularities.
It appears there’s no end in sight for the Windows support scam that we reported on in the middle of last year.
Back in February of this year (it’s still 2010 as I write this), we posted about a BBC Newsnight report that showed how a team of researchers from Cambridge University had managed to find a flaw in the Chip & PIN system.