Report: UK BIS Information Security Breaches Survey 2013

Source: GOV.UK, 23rd April 2013 The Information Security Breaches Survey, commissioned by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), said firms were now “struggling to keep up” with security threats. “In total, the cost to UK plc of security breaches is of the order of billions of pounds per annum – it’s roughly tripled … Read more

A Month in the Life of a Fraud Consultant

Wow, what a mad few weeks it has been at Fraud Consulting HQ… If my blogging activity has been a bit sporadic it is because I no longer have time to think let alone write. However I do need to ensure that @FraudBloke doesn’t completely take over blogging here at #TheFraudTube and so I have … Read more

Angry Birds on a Hacked ATM

Source: YouTube, 14th February 2013

So you could hack an ATM to obtain some Primary Account Numbers (PANs) and expiry dates, or on the other hand if the ATM is touchscreen…


2013: Year of the Snake!

I keep meaning to add new entries on here and have failed to do so for far too long… and so to kick things off again here is an item which I recently wrote for E-Finance & Payments Law & Policy: What a year it has been and we are only mid-way through February! January saw … Read more

LTE, 4K, Security Concerns Could Dominate 2013 Media Trends

Source: SNL, Fraud Consulting Ltd, 12th February 2013 The following article is reproduced with the kind permission of SNL Kagan Security concerns and password issues will increasingly become a problem in 2013, while 4K TVs and LTE adoption will gain momentum, industry experts have told SNL Kagan. “The need for Internet security and anti-virus software … Read more