All too often banks and cards companies do little to pursue fraudsters, and in many cases seem happy to blame those scammed
Source: Online fraud victims should be better protected, not blamed | Money | The Guardian
Thinking about buying a used car? Warwickshire County Council Trading Standards are advising that free information is now available on the internet which now makes it much easier to check the…
Source: Buying a used car? It’s now easier than ever to ‘check before you buy’ with free web tools
A new WhatsApp scam is making the rounds, users have been warned. This fake survey promises a discount coupon from Burger King – beware, it’s a con.
Source: Beware Burger King WhatsApp scam: It’s a trap
Warwickshire Police have become aware of a new type of telephone fraud that has occurred in the past week. Inspector Daf Goddard is urging everyone to be aware of this new type of fraud and to make…
Source: Don’t fall victim to ‘HMRC’ Telephone Fraud | Crown Watch
How to trust a website when buying online, 20 things to look for before you enter your credit card details
Source: How to trust a website when buying online
I recently interviewed Marc Goodman, founder of the Future Crimes Institute and author of the recently published book “Future Crimes: Everything is Connected, Everyone is Vulnerable, and What We Can Do About It.” In his book, Goodman sets forth with great precision the frightening extent to which current and emerging technologies are harming national and corporate security, putting people’s lives at risk, eroding privacy, and even altering our perceptions of reality.
Source: What Does the Future of Cyber Crime Hold for You? | 2015-03-01 | Security Magazine
Up to 2,500 Britons fall victim to card fraud at ATMs every week – and those going to the US on business or holiday have been told to take extra care, with machine hacks on the rise in America.
Source: Five signs an ATM has been tampered with | Daily Mail Online
The past couple of years have seen a huge spike in the usage of contactless cards, with an estimated 81 million debit and credit cards across the UK alone now carrying the functionality. That’…
Source: Contactless Card Crime – What you need to know. | Celebrating Our 20th Anniversary