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2014-02-04 16:28:11

DES MOINES, Iowa, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --You monitor your credit reports to protect your financial identity. You monitor social media to protect your online reputation. You may also want to monitor the information you routinely provide medical providers, such as your address, Social Security number and insurance provider. The threat isn't just financial: if another person's information is mixed with yours, your medical records - and treatments - may be affected. (Logo:...

2014-02-04 16:27:50

BRYAN, Texas, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Joseph Health System (SJHS), a not-for-profit integrated Catholic health care delivery system, confirmed that between Monday, December 16 and Wednesday, December 18, 2013, the organization experienced a data security attack in which certain parties gained unauthorized access to a single server containing patient and employee files on its computer system. The unauthorized parties, operating from IP addresses in China and elsewhere, accessed a...

2014-01-31 23:20:34

After successfully completing its 1,000lb Meltdown Challenge, Westminster Fit Body Boot Camp donates 100% of the proceeds to the local food banks, Our Drop In Center and the Fall Mountain Foodshelf. Westminster, VT (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Westminster Fit Body Boot Camp recently finished its 28-day community fitness event called the 1,000 Meltdown Challenge and to celebrate its success, the boot camp is donating 100% of the proceeds to the local food banks, Our Drop In Center and the Fall...

2014-01-30 23:21:24

Cybercrime a Top Concern as Consumers Access Content and Stream Video Across Multiple Devices San Jose, CA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 ThreatMetrix™, the fastest-growing provider of context-based authentication and advanced Web fraud solutions, today announces several cybersecurity concerns associated with the upcoming major sporting events, football’s “big game” and the Sochi 2014 Winter Games. Both events pose significant risks for compromised Wi-Fi networks, ticketing scams and...

2014-01-30 16:28:12

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IntegriShield, a technology based compliance company, enforces infringement detection and remediation on its client's behalf. Catering to clients across North America, IntegriShield's proprietary technology readily identifies instances of illegal and incorrect use of a client's copyrighted or trademarked material over the internet. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120524/CG13548LOGO) "Far too many companies are unaware of...

2014-01-29 23:25:21

A Central Repository to Help Identify Online Rogue Entities Skokie, Illinois, London, Singapore (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Accuity, the global standard for payment efficiency and compliance solutions today announced the launch of their cybercrime watch list, powered by Veri-Site™. This solution is a proprietary, open source database that provides risk-relevant intelligence regarding rogue websites, IP theft, cybercrime, web-enabled transnational organized crime and sanctioned entities...

2014-01-29 16:33:04

Sabre uses technology to exponentially raise awareness in an effort to save lives SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery where people profit from the control and exploitation of others. Approximately 800,000 victims are trafficked globally every year and they include children involved in the sex trade, adults who are coerced or deceived into commercial sex acts, and anyone forced into different forms of labor or services against their...

2014-01-29 08:29:05

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CEO of Global Holdings, Sam Solakyan, has accepted an invitation to join the prestigious Board of Directors for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). Since he began working with the NCMEC, Solakyan has championed the organization's cause in multiple capacities, including serving on its Advisory Council. "We're delighted to have Sam on the Board of Directors for the National Center for Missing and Exploited...

2014-01-27 16:22:07

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Radio One, Inc. (the "Company" or "Radio One") (NASDAQ: ROIAK and ROIA), announced today the commencement of a cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") to purchase any and all of its outstanding 12.5%/15.0% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2016 (the "Subordinated Notes"). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090806/PH57529LOGO ) The Tender Offer will expire at 11:59 New York City time on February 24, 2014, unless the Tender Offer is...

2014-01-27 15:05:21

Contract killing is one of the least studied, but most intriguing areas of organized crime; and new research into British hitmen has found that in some cases victims were murdered for as little as £200. The first typological study of British hitmen, published in The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, identified four main types of contract killer; the novice, the dilettante, the journeyman; and the master. "Hitmen are familiar figures in films and video games, carrying out 'hits' in...


Latest Crime Reference Libraries

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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