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How safe is your mobile banking?

How safe is your mobile banking?

Cyber experts are warning consumers about a spoof mobile phone program which can steal your log-in details.

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Thousands affected by new TSB IT crash

Thousands affected by new TSB IT crash

Thousands of TSB customers were left without access to their wages when the bank’s computer system crashed again.

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Testing failures caused TSB IT meltdown

Testing failures caused TSB IT meltdown

The IT meltdown which locked 1.9 million TSB customers out of their accounts last year could have been prevented if the system was properly tested.

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Frequency of bank IT crashes ‘unacceptable’

Frequency of bank IT crashes ‘unacceptable’

A powerful Commons committee has condemned the frequency of UK bank IT crashes as ‘unacceptable’.

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FCA fines Carphone Warehouse £29 million

FCA fines Carphone Warehouse £29 million

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Carphone Warehouse £29 million for mis-selling mobile phone insurance.

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TSB IT fiasco cost £330.2 million and 80,000 customers

TSB IT fiasco cost £330.2 million and 80,000 customers

Challenger bank TSB has revealed that last year’s disastrous IT meltdown cost it £330.2 million and lost it 80,000 customers.

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Digital-only banking boom predicted

Digital-only banking boom predicted

New research predicts that a quarter of all Brits will have a digital-only bank account within the next five years.

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TSB IT Meltdown costed 16,000 Customers

IT meltdown cost TSB 16,000 customers

TSB has lost more than 16,000 customers following the IT meltdown which locked customers out of their accounts for weeks earlier this year.

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Ofcom says mobile charges ‘unacceptable’

Ofcom says mobile charges ‘unacceptable’

Britain’s telecoms regulator has told the mobile phone industry that the way some firms are doing business is ‘unacceptable’ and has to change.

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TSB computer meltdown cost £176 million

TSB computer meltdown cost £176 million

TSB’s computer meltdown earlier this year cost the bank £176 million and pushed it to a half year loss of £107.4 million.
The loss was sufficiently large to force its new Spanish owners, Banco Sabadell, to a reported three month loss of £123 million in June.

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