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2014-10-28 12:35:13

Company gives first look at RapID PRO(TM) highlighting Experian identity alerts and consumer authentication HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fraud Protection Network, Inc. (FPN) unveiled RapID PRO(TM), a real time alerting Identity theft protection platform. Experian Decision Analytics and Fraud Protection Network, Inc. worked together to bring RapID PRO(TM) to market giving consumers a simpler, faster and more dependable way to protect their identities utilizing...

2014-10-28 12:28:27

Campaign focuses on drawing awareness to and educating citizens, communities and law enforcement on combating identity theft and online fraud. WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With more than 11 million Americans experiencing identity theft each year, National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is devoting its fifth and final week to cybercrime and law enforcement. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141028/154892-INFO As Americans become more dependent on technology,...

2014-10-27 08:34:25

A survey by Experian's ProtectMyID® shows that individuals need to be more proactive in protecting their security COSTA MESA, Calif., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A survey among New York residents by Experian's ProtectMyID(®) reveals that while almost 50 percent of respondents have been a victim of identity theft or know someone who has, nearly one third are still not concerned about the issue. This complacency could be the reason why many New Yorkers are not practicing some important...

2014-10-27 08:29:46

Consumers must be their own first line of defense to protect their medical identities and avoid future challenges PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The accelerating pace of healthcare data breaches and the long-term impacts of becoming a fraud victim mean consumers must become their own first line of defense against medical identity theft, America's fastest-growing identity crime. According to statistics provided by the Department of Health and Human Services,...

2014-10-24 23:06:20

Social verification company, BeehiveID, appoints Rich Orcutt as VP of Sales Austin, Texas (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 BeehiveID (http://www.beehiveID.com) announces that the former Head of Sales, Strategic Markets for iovation, Richard Orcutt, will now lead their sales team. BeehiveID, an innovator in social verification, works to identify fraudulent online accounts by investigating behavior patterns created on social networking sites. Using the company's revolutionary Social...

2014-10-24 16:21:17

WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 30, 2014, Delaware River and Bay Authority ("the Authority") was notified of a possible security compromise involving credit and debit card data stored on certain systems at the Cape May-Lewes Ferry's terminals and vessels. An investigation into this incident was immediately initiated and our team, including third-party forensics experts, has been working continuously to understand the nature and scope of the incident. Although...

2014-10-23 08:44:03

Equifax releases report on what consumers can do to protect themselves ATLANTA, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- You are looking at something that puts you in the line of fire of identity thieves. Whether viewing this document via a computer, a tablet or a smartphone, your use of modern-day technologies increases your risk for identity theft. That is the conclusion of an Equifax white paper released today that takes an in-depth look at how identity thieves are taking advantage of the tech age -...

2014-10-15 16:25:49

AARP Fraud Watch Network Urges Consumers To Take Steps, Help Protect Others CHICAGO, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With consumer fraud still a vastly underreported crime, individuals need to take steps to report scams and cons as quickly as possible. The more people report, the more likely it is that fraudsters will be arrested, charged and convicted according to AARP's latest Fraud Watch Alert. Whether a complex long con or a simple theft of your personal information, fraud can...

2014-10-15 12:38:22

SEATTLE, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In this increasingly digital world, many Northwest residents worry about the threat of online identity theft, but according to the latest poll results from PEMCO Insurance, about three-quarters say they continue to bank online anyway. And while the poll shows that fewer are concerned with old-fashioned crooks like mail thieves and trash scavengers, experts warn they remain dangerous. According to the PEMCO Insurance Northwest Poll, a majority of...

2014-10-15 12:36:45

New Video Series Brings to Life Online Risks and Behavior DALLAS, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite Internet users being concerned about online fraud, personal privacy and their reputation, their behavior proves otherwise as they continue to participate in online behavior that puts personal information at risk of being compromised with negative impact on their reputation. Users overshare confidential information, including private images, personal contact information, location information...


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