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Mobile phones driving distraction

Smartphones should have “drive-safe” modes similar to the flight-safe option, as too many people get “distracted or overwhelmed with information” at the wheel. British charity the RAC Foundation says that each year at least 70 fatal accidents on Britain’s roads have “distraction in vehicle” as a contributory factor, while “driving using mobile phone” is cited […]

Cyber crime is driving UK fraud losses, totalling £755m in 2015

Financial fraud losses across payment cards, remote banking and cheques totalled £755m in 2015, up 26% on 2014 and driven largely by identity theft,according to Financial Fraud Action UK (FFA UK). Cyber criminals are increasingly using malware and social engineeringattacks to acquire personal, financial and card data that can be used to commit fraud. Payment […]