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Two Signs You Are Under Hack Attack

Two Signs You Are Under Hack Attack

Falling victim to a “hack attack” is a real danger for those of us who rely heavily on our devices – from smartphones to PCs. Hacking is a term most of us are all too familiar with, but would we be able to recognise the signs that our devices have been hacked? If you suspect you are a victim of…

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The Importance of Getting Account Opening Right

The Importance of Getting Account Opening Right

For any businesses or non-commercial organisation wanting to reach out to potential customers or clients via a digital onboarding experience, there really is only one chance to get account opening right. Failure to do so will result in an individual associating a brand – whatever it may be – with a bad experience. Even if they stick with it (perhaps…

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Look Out for Malware

Look Out for Malware

Malware is a new word created by the tech industry, which describe a certain class of malicious applications that play havoc with our computer systems and mobile devices. Similar to spyware or adware, malware is a particular type of tool used by cybercriminals to gain access to your computer to make it perform a function that is often aimed at…

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The Countries Leading the Way in Digital ID Verification

The Countries Leading the Way in Digital ID Verification

While the UK struggles to make progress towards the digital transformation many experts say it needs to ensure a secure, prosperous future for its citizens, other countries around the world are proving more decisive. Adoption of “foreign” technology, as well as concerns over civil rights and liberties, have been cited as possible obstacles to progress in this area among different…

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The Different Types of Identity Theft

The Different Types of Identity Theft

Identity theft is the crime of obtaining the personal or financial information of another person to use their identity to commit fraud, such as making unauthorized transactions or purchases. Identity theft is committed in many different ways and the end result is that victims are typically left with damage to their credit, finances, and reputation. Identity theft occurs when someone…

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The Need to Build Confidence in Digital IDs

The Need to Build Confidence in Digital IDs

The unprecedented events of 2020 have led to a number of developments in the United Kingdom, many of which will be with its citizens for years to come. Social distancing, remote working and self isolation have highlighted some of the benefits of digital transformation for individuals, businesses and the state. However, it is fair to say that the issue of…

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Protect Yourself Against Online Identity Theft

Protect Yourself Against Online Identity Theft

From breaking into our bank accounts to bypassing our passwords, we are becoming increasingly familiar with the unpleasant effects of identity theft. In the USA alone, losses of about $1 billion are registered every year relating to identity theft. There are ways of keeping on top of your personal online security and it is important to keep up to date…

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Protect Your Child Against Cyberbullying

Protect Your Child Against Cyberbullying

Posing as someone else is so much easier in this age of high technology with computers and mobile devices used to intimidate or dupe victims. This is known as cyberbullying and while adults have their fair share, children are the ones who are most likely to feel the brunt of this harmful hectoring. It is estimated that a staggering 75…

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Identity Theft Via Vishing

Identity Theft Via Vishing

There is a telephone version of email scams or phishing as it is called and this one is vising, the art of tricking someone to reveal personal information by thieves who can use it for their own gain. Personal identity theft has found its way onto the internet and is a cybercrime, but criminals have found other ways of stealing…

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