Card Fraud Biggest Concern of Brits

May 9, 2011

Concern about card fraud has outpaced fears of identity theft and terrorism as the number one security concern in the U.K. according to the Unisys Security Index. Ninety-three percent of the nearly 1,000 respondents to the Unisys survey named bank card fraud as a worry compared with 91 percent concerned about thieves stealing their identities and only 85 percent worried about terrorist attacks. Overall, the index shows the British have become considerably more concerned about their security over the last six months, with their score rising 42 points to 154 on a scale of zero to 300.