Latest Forgery Stories

2011-07-05 00:00:30

New certification reflects high focus on combating counterfeiters. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 04, 2011 Smith & Associates, a quality leader in independent electronics distribution, has now achieved the status of CCAP-101 Certified for the Components Technology Institute, Inc. (CTI) Counterfeit Components Avoidance Program. The CCAP-101 establishes a set of standard procedures across the industry for authenticating electronic components, therefore reducing the risk of counterfeit parts...

2011-06-20 01:10:00

ATLANTA, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- World Micro, Inc., announced today that it will be exhibiting at two key electronics industry expos sponsored by the Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) this month. World Micro's director of quality, Gary Beckstedt will present his paper, Supply Chain Management and Internal Inspection Techniques to Mitigate Counterfeit Component Impact at both events. The paper addresses how opportunistic criminal activities related to counterfeit electronic...

Word of the Day
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.