Wonga data breach-how to protect yourself
Wonga has confirmed a data breach where up to 250,000 Wonga accounts have
The incident is now being investigated by the Police and has been reported
Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
Wonga has updated their website with further information -
- and confirmed that they are contacting all those affected and are taking
steps to protect them, but there are also some things you can do to keep
your information secure.
Here’s what you can do to make yourself safer:
If any of your financial details were compromised, notify your bank or
card company as soon as possible. Review your financial statements
regularly for any unusual activity.
Criminals can use personal data obtained from a data breach to commit
Consider using credit reference agencies, such as Experian or Equifax,
to monitor your credit file for any unusual activity.
If you have been a victim of fraud or cyber crime, please report it to
Action Fraud by visit