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2008-07-15 09:00:38

Phishing attacks aren't causing problems for just consumers. They're also destroying the integrity of financial institution brands online. But now with new anti-phishing services from Secure Identity Systems (SIS), financial institutions gain control of their brand integrity online, while protecting consumers from phishing attacks. Most important, these services enable financial institutions to fulfill Section 114 of the Identity Theft Red Flags and Address Discrepancies under the Fair and...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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