Unsolicited credit card push irks security researchers

Tuesday, 25 July 2006, 12:41 AM EST

A top UK security expert has criticised the practice of issuing unsolicited credit cards.

Professor Ross Anderson of Cambridge University reports how his wife recently received a pre-approved, unsolicited Gold Mastercard from UK store Debenhams with a credit limit of more than £1,000 through the post.

At The Register.

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