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.
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.
A new campaign, backed by Stephen Fry, aims to get Facebook users to think about keeping their bank details secure.
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).
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.
Here’s an infographic from the US which shows how your social media use could compromise the safety of your home.
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?
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.
The Guardian has reported the results of a survey which suggests that the UK’s security concerns are at a four-year high, and that bank card fraud is number 1 on the list of worries.
After days of downtime for the Playstation Network, Sony have finally admitted that customer data, possibly including credit card details, may have been leaked.