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Protecting yourself from identity theft

09-11-2015

Using personal information in secure online interactions doesn't mean having to compromise convenience.

Every day millions of people go online to buy books, check their insurance or handle their taxes. The internet has made our lives more convenient, but it also creates threats.

It is estimated that in the UK approximately £3.5 billion is lost every year as a result of online fraud. Identity fraud provides criminals with £10 million of cashflow every day. More than 40 per cent of all fraud cases in the UK concerns identity fraud.

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