Trending Tech: Fraud: Why are UK telcos so vulnerable and can they curb attacks on all of us?
The UK Parliament has confirmed the country is a global fraud hotspot, with attacks rising 25% since the start of Covid-19. We ask digital identity expert, Peter Ford of US-based iconectiv, how Britain’s telcos – who failed once already to address this – can help to curb this crimewave. And since 80% of fraud is cyber-enabled there are lessons for other countries, as the author of a new report, Teresa Cottam, chief analyst at Omnisperience tells Trending Tech podcast host, Jeremy Cowan. Plus, we get a belly-full of the Internet of Silly Things.