Short term lending websites being restricted in the UK

Jan 07, 2014 Simon Williams

Short term lending websites being restricted in the UK

These days, it's not uncommon to see British families struggling to make ends meet from month to month, thanks to the aftereffects of the global recession. These financial troubles made many services and other charges skyrocket, while causing


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Stolen laptops can lead to identity theft

Jan 07, 2014 Dave King

Stolen laptops can lead to identity theft

Identity theft is a crime that can effect just about anyone and causes severe damage to consumer credit scores. One of the biggest causes of this crime is stolen laptops, which enables criminals to steal personal information directly from a


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Talented criminals put pressure on collection industry to combat scams

Jan 07, 2014 Philip Burgess

Talented criminals put pressure on collection industry to combat scams

Millions of Americans are the subject of debt collection efforts each year, and the vast majority have a constructive experience. In most cases, debtors are able to establish a reasonable payment plan to help their credit scores recover. However,


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Target data breach shows need for comprehensive fraud protection

Jan 07, 2014 Dave King

Protecting payment portals is an important part of operating any modern retail outlet. Not only are consumers using a larger variety of transaction sources than ever before, but cybercriminals and fraudsters are stepping up their efforts to


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Target incident should be wake up call for businesses

Jan 07, 2014 Dave King

Retail giant Target recently announced a breach that put the credit information of more than 40 million customers at risk. Those people now have to worry about being a victim of identity theft, which could lead to liability issues for the company.


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