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2014-07-10 23:03:58

New comprehensive service protects financial institutions and their customers from account takeover attacks. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 PhishLabs, the leading provider of cybercrime protection and intelligence services that fight back against online threats, announces the launch of ATO|Prevent™ to help banks and credit unions stop account takeover (ATO) and reduce losses due to online fraud. ATO|Prevent provides proactive detection and mitigation of account takeover attacks...

2014-07-10 12:23:16

TONAWANDA, N.Y., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifrax I LLC (the "Issuer") and Unifrax Holding Co. (the "Co-Issuer" and together with the Issuer, the "Issuers") announced today the commencement of a solicitation of consents (the "Consent Solicitation") to amend (the "Proposed Amendments") the indenture governing their 7.50% Senior Notes due 2019 (the "Notes"). The Consent Solicitation is being made in accordance with the terms and subject to the conditions stated in a Consent...

2014-07-10 08:24:25

SAN FRANCISCO, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children has joined forces with public safety notification provider Nixle to help law enforcement reunite missing children with their families, and so far the partnership has proven a great success. Since launching the venture, NCMEC has provided support to law enforcement in nearly 90 cases nationwide - cases which may not have been brought to NCMEC's attention at all or as quickly without...

2014-07-09 23:05:08

Industry growth will be stimulated by the increasing amounts of personal information shared over the internet and mobile devices, as well as the continued recovery of consumer income and business spending. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Identity Theft Protection Services industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 The Identity Theft Protection Services industry has experienced slow growth over the...

2014-07-03 23:05:24

Oxygen Forensics updates its flagship mobile evidence discovery solution, Oxygen Forensic Suite 2014, with more powerful visualizations, giving mobile forensic experts the widest range of updated analytic tools. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 The updated release offers extra visualization options. The updated map view now offers the ability to create routes based on marked geolocation points, and allows overlaying several routes for instant analysis. The social view is also updated,...

2014-07-02 13:00:02

The Lancet Expansion of clinical and community injury prevention strategies shows promise A new report on unintentional injury and violence in the United States, published in The Lancet as part of a new Series, The health of Americans, has found that prevention strategies across society show a great deal of promise in preventing unintended deaths and injuries. According to the report, by CDC researchers from Atlanta, USA, more Americans between the ages of one and 30 die from injury...

2014-07-02 12:21:15

Amelia's Law, DUI Recidivism Reduction Act tackle repeat, hardcore offenders NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As people head in to the July 4(th) holiday, well-known for DUIs and statewide sobriety checkpoints, two new tough-on-crime laws are strengthening supervision and penalties for repeat drunk drivers, as well as other drug- and alcohol-involved criminal offenders. Officials believe both laws will help curb the behavior of high-risk, repeat impaired offenders and...

2014-07-02 04:20:58

WASHINGTON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Of adolescents visiting the emergency department for any reason, one in five girls and one in eight boys reported dating violence in the past year. According to a study published online Monday in Annals of Emergency Medicine, dating violence among adolescents was also strongly associated with alcohol, illicit drug use and depression ("Dating Violence Among Male and Female Youth Seeking Emergency Department Care")...

2014-07-01 23:01:09

AlertID and the National Crime Prevention Council Partner on Crime Prevention App Arlington, VA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 On this day in 1980 a famous trench coat-wearing character burst onto the scene promising to teach us all how to Take A Bite Out of Crime. Today McGruff the Crime Dog is helping to bite crime through a new social media app. The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC), home to the famous character, and AlertID have launched the McGruff Mobile app on iTunes in honor of...

2014-07-01 23:00:46

The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC), home to the famous character, and AlertID have launched the McGruff Mobile app on iTunes in honor of McGruff’s 34th birthday. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 On this day in 1980, a famous trench coat-wearing character burst onto the scene promising to teach us all how to Take a Bite Out of Crime. Today McGruff the Crime Dog is helping to bite crime through a new social media app. The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC), home to the...


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Wendigo
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...

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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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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