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2014-06-25 23:14:43

Dunn&Co.’s pro bono campaign for Crisis Center of Tampa Bay urges action against domestic minor sex trafficking TAMPA, Fla. (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 A new campaign aimed at urging action against domestic minor sex trafficking is garnering attention for its bold approach. “Dropping F-Bombs” was developed by Dunn&Co. as part of a shared effort by Crisis Center of Tampa Bay, Women in Action and Florida Coalition Against Human Trafficking, with the goal to inform young people of...

2014-06-25 16:29:03

CHANTILLY, Va., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PhishMe® Inc., the leading provider of phishing mitigation and detection for organizations concerned about human susceptibility to sophisticated cyber attacks, announced today that it has been awarded the Skyhigh CloudTrust(TM) rating of enterprise-ready for its core PhishMe platform. Skyhigh Enterprise-Ready cloud services fully satisfy the most stringent requirements for data protection, identity verification, service security, business...

2014-06-24 23:05:03

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Cyber Security markets. Global market for Cyber Security is projected to reach US$139.8 billion by 2020, primarily driven by the growing focus among private and public enterprises on protecting IT infrastructure from cyber threats. San Jose, California (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – While the modern interconnected world brings in numerous advantages and empowers enterprises, it also brings in a fair share of...

2014-06-24 23:02:32

KnowBe4’s Ransomware “We Pay if You’re Hit” Protection Gives Businesses a Safety Net Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Even with the recent international law enforcement "Operation Tovar" shutting down Cryptolocker operations, it appears the number one ransomware Trojan is back in business. KnowBe4 reports a new strain of the infamous CryptoLocker has been found. The new Trojan does not rely on the 2048-bit RSA encryption and does not need any communication with a...

2014-06-20 23:05:54

Hauppauge Fit Body Boot Camp invites the community for a day of fun, fitness and fundraising the non-profit Autism Speaks. (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Ahmed and Kathleen Tafti, owners of the popular Huntington Fit Body Boot Camp, are excited about their expansion and grand opening of their new Hauppauge Fit Body Boot Camp location. They’re inviting everyone in the community, young and old, to help them celebrate in style with an event to benefit the non-profit group Autism Speaks. The event...

2014-06-19 09:42:05

The Lancet Patients with mental illness are two and a half times more likely to be victims of homicide than people in the general population, according to a national study examining the characteristics of homicide victims across England and Wales, published in The Lancet Psychiatry. Homicides committed by patients with mental illness have received much media attention, but patients' risk of being victims of homicide and their relationship to the perpetrators has rarely been examined....

2014-06-18 23:05:55

Petty Theft Loss Prevention Program Success Leads to Expanded Adoption Nationwide SALT LAKE CITY (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Turning Point Justice (TPJ), the trusted provider of collaborative loss prevention solutions for retailers, and its partner the National Association for Shoplifting Prevention (NASP), today announced that Sears Holdings Corp. is expanding TPJ loss prevention solutions at select Sears and Kmart locations nationwide. The Court Alternative Program (CAP) is an innovative...

2014-06-18 16:22:32

DALLAS, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nowak & Stauch, LLP and Deans & Lyons, LLP are continuing the fight that began in 2008 to recover for victims of the Halek Energy oil and gas scheme that defrauded hundreds of investors out of tens of millions of dollars. On February 19, 2014, Halek Energy, LLC, finally emerged from bankruptcy. Notably absent, however, was the company's founder and namesake, Jason Halek. Mr. Halek started the company in 2002 under the name Halek's...

2014-06-18 12:28:34

Survey Reveals 6 in 10 Students Overall Worry about School Shootings; Striking Gender, Political Differences in Opinions about Safety, Prevention, and Media Hype of Campus Violence SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What: Results of the latest student survey conducted by Chegg, The Student Hub, demonstrate the effect and influence recent school shootings and reports of campus violence have on the collective student body. As high profile school shootings and sexual assault...

2014-06-18 12:22:46

LONDON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Aviation Cyber Security Market Forecast 2014-2024 Airports, Airlines & Air Traffic Management (ATM)http://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/north_america/usa/aviation_cyber_security_market_forecast_2014_2024_airports_airlines_air_traffic_management_atm.html Report DetailsThe threat of an aviation industry cyber attack is very real. The majority of attacks have been carried out with criminal...

Latest Crime Reference Libraries

2014-02-10 16:19:19

The Wendigo is a legendary demonic creature or spirit from the Algonquian people of the Atlantic coast, and the Great Lakes region of the United States and Canada. It is said the Wendigo could either posses humans or be a human that has been transformed into a creature. One of its traits is that of cannibalism. The Algonquian people believed that the eating of human flesh would put the person at risk of becoming a Wendigo. There is a modern medical term known as Wendigo Psychosis, which...

2009-04-28 16:36:07

Chicago police sergeant, Louis R. Vitullo, focused his career in the city's crime lab and eventually because chief microanalyst. He created an organized method by which to collect and analyze evidence in sexual assault cases. The tools necessary to follow this process are all contained together in a standardized kit, originally called a Vitullo kit. Today, they are more commonly referred to as SAEK or rape kits. Louis Vitullo died on January 3, 2006 at Good Shepherd Hospital in...

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Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'