Thursday, August 23, 2012

Facebook users could lose insurance claims because they post too much information online

Facebook users face losing claims against banks and insurance companies because they are inviting fraudsters to scam them by posting so much personal information online.

Anyone burgled after advertising holiday plans on social networks, or scammed after inadvertently leaving clues about their accounts or passwords online, could find they are left completely out of pocket.

The crackdown is said to be ‘inevitable’ after experts warned that hackers are finding it easier than ever to commit identity fraud and predict it will start happening within a year. Read More