security

How much is your data worth to hackers?

All your personal data can be bought online for as little as £820, according to new research, with scammers using the dark web to sell your stolen details to others.

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Scam watch: One in five over 60s approached by scammers 10 times in the last year

One in five over 60s believe they’ve been approached over 10 times by scammers in the last year, according to a worrying survey carried out by Santander.

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Security concerns force Tesco Bank to cancel ‘tiny proportion’ of credit cards

Some Tesco Bank credit card customers have had their cards cancelled amid security concerns, it’s been revealed.   

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The four biggest concerns UK investors are worried about

A new survey reveals what investors see as the biggest threats to UK businesses.

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Scam watch: £87k a day lost to binary options scams

Investors have been warned to be vigilant to the threat of online investment fraud, after the regulator has revealed that £87,000 a day was lost to binary options scams in 2017.  

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Mastercard to introduce fingerprint and facial recognition payment technology

Shoppers may find their experience of making payments quicker and more secure in future under plans to roll out so-called biometric technology.

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Crown Prosecution Service recovers just £1 for every £6,000 stolen

Victims of crime are being left without financial justice as just £1 in every £6,120 stolen is recovered by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), according to new research.

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Scam watch: Christmas shopping fraud rises by a quarter

Shoppers are being urged to be aware of the dangers of fraud in the lead-up to Christmas, as last winter saw a 25% rise in reported shopping fraud.

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Why you need to protect yourself from cyber crime

Nearly half (46%) of Moneywise.co.uk users strongly agree with the statement that it’s their responsibility to keep themselves secure online.

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How to create a password to give you peace of mind

There really is no excuse for failing to select a strong password, one that is hard for a hacker to crack.

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