In the latest in a series of high profile data breaches, credit referencing agency Experian says hackers accessed its servers and stole the personal details of 15 million prospective T-Mobile customers.
Experian's fraud analysis reveals that there has been a huge surge in large-scale targeted fraud attacks in Q2 2015.
For the first time, current accounts have become the most targeted financial product by fraudsters, as criminals probe for loopholes in the UK's seven-day switching service.
Innovate UK has chosen five fintech startups to share a £175,000 prize pot and the opportunity to work with leading banks and government bodies to get their ideas off the ground.
Experian, the global information services company, reveals that fraud-detection rates have increased during the past year*, with around 50 frauds now being detected per 10,000 cases during Q4 2014 - compared to 40 frauds detected per 10,000 cases in Q4 2013.
Some of the biggest names in financial services are throwing their weight behind a UK competition giving fintech startups the chance to win a share of a £175,000 cash prize pot.
With the explosion of payment-card data breaches last year, Experian Data Breach Resolution has enhanced its award-winning active fraud surveillance and identity theft resolution product, Experian's ProtectMyID®, by collaborating with BillGuard, a leading card fraud monitoring mobile application.
Mitek (MITK), the leading innovator of mobile imaging for financial transactions and identity, today announced that Victor Nichols, former Experian executive, has joined the company's advisory board.
Experian Data Breach Resolution, a leader in helping businesses plan for and mitigate consumer risk following data breach incidents, released a new study with the Ponemon Institute on data breach preparedness.
Santander, one of the UK's leading providers of current accounts, mortgages, loans and savings products, has chosen Experian, the global information services company, to support its customer acquisitions and portfolio monitoring processes.
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