Sony’s PlayStation Network is finally booting back up after almost a month offline, due to the gaming service being breached by hackers. But has the whole debacle made you lose faith in Sony?
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This week, AA customers were up in arms about continuing credit card payments, despite efforts to cancel their memberships. And it’s all down to the old-fashioned way recurring credit card payments work.
Look into my eyes, the eyes, not around the eyes, look into my eyes… you’re under. You must change your useless password from ‘123456’ to something tougher to crack. Three, two, one… you’re back in the room.
If your credit card’s stolen and used, you’re not liable for fraudulent spending. But if the same happens to your mobile phone, it’s down to you to foot the bill. Isn’t it time mobile operators took some responsibility?
Banks are apparently forcing so-called ‘contactless’ cards on customers. These let shoppers spend with a simple swipe, but is this actually how we want to squander our money – and are banks downplaying the risks?
Identity-theft insurance is a waste of money. That’s long been our opinion here at Which? But we think that the latest scare tactics employed by some banks are treating customers even worse.
What are your children up to online? Chatting on Facebook? Researching for their homework? How about using your bank cards to buy stuff on the internet? If so, your kids are putting you at risk of fraud.
If you’ve tried to buy tickets for a festival, football match or concert, there’s a fair chance you’ve been scammed. Now fraudsters help victims get money back from credit card companies in a bid not to be reported.
Students of Britain – when was the last time you checked your bank statement? Best do it soon, or fraud could be adding a whole lot more to your already bursting graduate debt.
When I see an advert for a card protection policy it goes straight in the bin. In my mind, there are much better things to spend £70 on than a policy I already get for free and which I’m unlikely to need to claim on.
Hackers have again punished British bank account holders with a new online sting – a wily little virus that’s stolen thousands of pounds. Time to be even more vigilant.
Are you too smart to fall prey to a boiler room scam, or a ‘psychic’ fraudster who claims (for a fee) they can help you connect with a loved one from ‘the other side’? 15,000 other people weren’t…