With the boom in internet shopping the amount of fraud taking place online has also risen exponentially. In response to this, financial institutions introduced numerous measures intended to help keep legitimate consumer financial transactions safe. A good example is if you have been trying to purchase something online and have had to type in a … Continued
If you’ve never encountered a card skimmer, you should count yourself lucky. These small, illegal devices fit on top of card readers at ATM’s and other self-service sale terminals and can have a devastating impact on your personal finances, should they capture your card data. Skimming fraud is part of a wider group of fraud … Continued
January is notoriously that time of year when we’re all feeling the pinch. Our jeans are tighter, our pockets are lighter and we’re desperately trying to stick to our New Year’s resolutions. If you’ve overspent over the holiday, now is a great time to take back control of your finances – taking advantage of the … Continued
Did you know that in 2018 more than a quarter of fraud took place online and 27% of victims don’t know how the fraudster got their details? If you become a victim of online credit card fraud, it can wreak havoc on your personal finances, and so it is important to understand exactly how you … Continued
Often thought of as a mix between Instagram and eBay, the social shopping app Depop has become hugely popular in recent years with over 15 million users now using the platform to buy and sell their old clothes, or vintage items. Targeted mainly at Gen Z shoppers, who make up 90% of its users, the … Continued
Card-not-present fraud accounts for billions of dollars in losses worldwide for online merchants. We take a closer look at what it is in our latest post
Having been around for over two decades now, we take a look at exactly what PayPal is and if it is a secure payments option
Paying contactless has become increasingly popular because of its ability to enable seamless and convenient transactions. But how do I know that it’s secure? Read on to find out!
We recap on previous Just Ask Gemalto posts to see how our advice can help you stay safe this Cyber Security Awareness Month
The recent data breach reported by Capital One has affected more than 100 million bank customers, so we look at what to do in case your personal information has been compromised.