ID theft fears prompt ecommerce boycott

Thursday, 21 July 2005, 3:03 PM EST

Identity theft fears are prompting some UK consumers to avoid buying goods or services online or over the phone, according to a national survey published this week.

The poll of 1,000 Brits found that one in five had already stopped making telephone purchases because of the threat of identity theft. A similar proportion (17 per cent) has moved away from online banking and 13 per cent of the sample has stopped using online retailing.

By John Leyden at The Register.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Real MITM attacks enabled by Komodia's software might have already happened

EFF researchers showed that MITM attacks taking advantage of software using Komodia's encryption libraries have probably been executed in the wild.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Fri, Feb 27th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //