Monthly Archives: April 2016


Concerns about contactless security – The Scotsman

In this report, the Scotsman discusses the impact of contactless card crime and shows the dramatic increase of this type of crime. It also takes extract from our independent research that found that 24% of Scottish people were concerned about how easy contactless card fraud is. The Defender Note was designed to reduce this type [...]

By |2016-04-26T16:39:37+01:00April 25th, 2016|Defender Note News Articles|0 Comments

Payment card fraud – Sunday Herald report covers the concerns of Scottish public

In this article published in April 2016, the Sunday Herald shows that more than half of Scottish adults believe that more should be done to tackle payment card fraud. It also pints to the test done by Which? that revealed how a cheap card reader can easily be purchased online and used to steal data [...]

By |2016-04-26T16:23:27+01:00April 24th, 2016|Defender Note News Articles|0 Comments

How the Defender Note could protect against card fraud – Daily Mail Online

This article that was featured on the Daily Mail online and noted that there were £7.75 billion contactless card payments in the UK last year. As this article points out, losses from contactless card fraud in 2015 was relatively low but exponentially from 2014. Following article by Which?, and ITV fraud investigation and numerous press article, [...]

By |2016-04-26T16:39:02+01:00April 15th, 2016|Defender Note News Articles|0 Comments

Millions of consumers worried about security risks of contactless cards after crime rate increases 16-fold

New research reveals widespread concerns about contactless card security 24% of UK adults think contactless cards make fraud too easy; a similar number (26%) say they are more risky than non-contactless cards 30% think banks should consult customers before issuing them with the cards One in five (19%) say they’ll never use contactless cards because [...]

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One in five Londoners (20 per cent) has fallen victim to card fraud in the past year – City A.M.

Although the queue to get to card readers on your commute may beg to differ, Londoners are becoming increasingly terrified to tap. One in five Londoners (20 per cent) has fallen victim to card fraud in the past year, leading many to question the city's love of contactless payment, a survey released yesterday has found. [...]

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Security roundup: Industry insight and warnings after Panama Papers

The Panama Papers has hogged security headlines over the past week. So it would only be fair to focus on what the industry is saying about the stolen data in this week’s security roundup. SIFTING THROUGH THE DATA CREATES A CULTURE THAT SAYS IT’S OK TO VIOLATE SECURITY First up, Sopho’s senior technologist Paul Ducklin [...]

By |2019-05-23T10:11:46+01:00April 7th, 2016|videos|0 Comments