Have you heard the one about the criminal in the internet cafe? Someone sits next to him, gives him their credit cards, and all of their passwords. They also give him the addresses of all their friends and family, for good measure.
The extent of online hacker tutorials is revealed by CPP, who is urging people to take steps to protect themselves from online hackers, where possible.
As predictable that night follows day you can be sure that identity fraud is not going to go away and the latest data breach involving Sony PlayStation is a clear sign that fraudsters are as inventive and industrious as ever.
Last week in the media: Blackberry announced a new security backup application. A security breach at TripAdvisor meant some email addresses were stolen. Plus much more…
What can consumers do to protect themselves from passing on their personal data in their old phones?
In conducting a recent experiment for CPP into personal data left on second hand mobile phones and SIM cards, I’ve revealed just how unaware users are of the amount and nature of personal information left on their old mobile devices…
If you don’t remove your personal and financial information from your phone before you sell, you could be putting yourself at risk of identity theft.
Social and professional networking sites are a great way of connecting with friends and like minded people. However
Identity fraud using information from social media
There are, apparently, over 500 million Facebook users worldwide
You’ve squashed a week’s worth of your belongings into a suitcase, rushed to the airport in the middle of the night,