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Latest Identity theft Stories

2013-10-01 12:35:46

MANCHESTER, England, October 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- We're far more likely to protect ourselves and our partners from the risk of ID fraud than our parents, grandparents or even our children, according to new independent research[1]. As part of an annual awareness campaign, called 'Don't let it be you', head of households are being urged to be aware of the impact of personal identity fraud on the wider family as National Identity Fraud Prevention Month commences 1st...

2013-10-01 04:24:16

41st Parameter's cyber security expertise to strengthen Experian's global offerings COSTA MESA, Calif., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Experian®, the leading global information services company, today announced a definitive agreement to acquire 41st Parameter, the market leader in device identification technology and web fraud detection. 41(st) Parameter will strengthen Experian's global web fraud detection and risk-based identity authentication capabilities. Consumers around...

2013-09-30 08:33:49

In recognition of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, the list identifies missteps that may put organizations at greater risk for reputational, financial and legal damage. COSTA MESA, Calif., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A data breach is an issue that can affect any organization and National Cyber Security Awareness Month is an opportune time for organizations to start to prepare for an incident or enhance their current response plan. With experience handling thousands of breaches,...

2013-09-30 04:23:19

LONDON, September 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Real Hustle's Paul Wilson shows us what happens when our guard is down (Video available) Almost one in four of the 50 million mobile device users in the UK[1] do not password protect their devices suggesting they are not as tech literate as they profess according to new research commissioned by Experian CreditExpert to mark the beginning of National Identity Fraud Prevention...

2013-09-29 23:04:22

idcloak is announcing the publication of a new article addressing Cyber crime, identity theft, and computer security. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 29, 2013 idcloak has published a new article addressing computer security threats and the ways which netizens can keep themselves safe while browsing the web. The article, titled 'Computer Security Protection - Avoiding Electronic Identity Theft', aims to expose some of the methods used to carry out identity theft and internet...

2013-09-24 23:30:08

Cloud Based Property Management Software, Smart Housing, has partnered with Electronic Verification Systems (EVS) to help improve identity verification and authentication. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Cloud Based Property Management Software, Smart Housing, has partnered with Electronic Verification Systems (EVS) to help improve identity verification and authentication of both landlords and tenants upon account creation. EVS’s offering helps to ensure individuals are who...

2013-09-24 23:27:19

AlarmSystemReport.com, a leading provider of safety and security information, has created a list of tips for business owners to prevent the likelihood of employee theft from occurring. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Theft by employees is an all-too-common problem for many business owners throughout the country. In particular, small businesses are particularly vulnerable to the threat of theft, and numerous research studies have shown that the less likely an employee feels it...

2013-09-17 23:20:53

With identity theft on the rise people are becoming victims of this specific type of crime. The home alarm and security professionals at AlarmSystemReport.com have created a list of tips to help consumers recognize the possibility that identity theft is happening to them. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Identity theft is a very serious problem throughout the world particularly with the rise of technology making it easier for thieves and hackers to access private and financial...

2013-09-17 12:25:54

DOUBLE TAKE: When Identity Thieves Steal Your Job DENVER, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Like the day two planes hit the World Trade Center in NYC, you always remember where you were when you first learned you'd become a victim of identity theft. Zane Purdy was on the job at General Dynamics in Montgomery, Alabama where he managed a team of engineers. Stephen Hershman was on a ballistic submarine submerged somewhere in the Pacific when he realized his identity was gone. Steve...

2013-09-16 23:23:03

Scambook, the Internet’s leading consumer advocacy platform, is warning the public that an estimated 4 million Chicago-area healthcare patients may be at risk of identity theft after a privacy breach occurred at the Illinois company Advocate Health Care. This comes to light after the company had four computers stolen in July that held private patient information including Social Security numbers, addresses, and dates of birth. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Scambook, the...