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More Than Two Thirds Of Stolen Smartphones Are Never Recovered
2014-05-08 13:03:47

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In America one in 10 smartphone owners are the victims of phone theft. Of those, 68 percent were unable to recover their device. That's the findings of a report released by Lookout, a UK-based mobile security firm. The survey was conducted by IDG Research, and examines smartphone theft in the US. In 2013 roughly 3.1 million American consumers became victims of smartphone theft, according to the report. This figure is nearly double the...

2014-05-07 23:05:19

Fourth Annual Summit Will Bring Together Industry Experts and Peers to Discuss Strategies for Protecting Businesses and Consumers from Evolving Cybercrime Threats San Jose, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 ThreatMetrix®, the fastest-growing provider of context-based security and advanced fraud prevention solutions, announced today the ThreatMetrix® Cybercrime Prevention Summit 2014, themed “Building Trust on the Internet.” The fourth annual summit will take place November 5-7 at the...

2014-05-06 16:36:35

Target Customers Who Missed the April 30th Deadline Can Get Free Identity Protection, Including Free Credit Scores, Credit Monitoring, Identity Theft Insurance and Access to Identity Restoration Specialists MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Credit Sesame, a leading consumer credit and personal finance company, today extends its credit and identity protection services to Target(® )data breach victims completely free with no sign-up or termination deadline. The free...

2014-05-06 08:36:17

MIDAS, First Member-Focused Fraud Alert System, Highlighted As Innovative Technology PORTLAND, Ore., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ID Experts and its medical identity alert system MIDAS, have been selected by Gartner, Inc. as a "Cool Vendor for Healthcare Payers in 2014." The annual "Cool Vendors" recognition is awarded to select organizations with innovative technologies and business models, representing new directions in the market. The Cool Vendors for Healthcare Payers 2014...

2014-04-29 23:11:55

Nationwide automobile loan provider, Choice Motor Credit, has partnered with Electronic Verification Systems (EVS) to help verify and authenticate that individuals are who they claim to be before processing a credit application to prevent fraudulent activity. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Nationwide automobile loan provider, Choice Motor Credit, has partnered with Electronic Verification Systems (EVS) to help verify and authenticate that individuals are who they claim to be before...

2014-04-29 08:46:20

Javelin Research Findings Quantify the Costs of a Data Breach and Effect on Consumer Spending SAN FRANCISCO and NEW YORK, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers avoid doing business with a breached organization at an alarming rate, according to a new study conducted by Javelin Strategy & Research and commissioned by sensitive data management solution provider, Identity Finder (www.identityfinder.com). Financial and banking institutions, healthcare providers and retailers stand to have...

2014-04-25 08:26:02

MILWAUKEE, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bank Mutual is pleased to introduce its new fully-loaded checking account, The Works. This product is designed to meet the needs of individuals who are looking for an account with a full spectrum of features at an exceptional value. Consistent with all Bank Mutual checking accounts, The Works comes with access to over 23,000 surcharge-free ATMs nationwide, additional cash back through CardCash((TM)), person-to-person payments with Popmoney, online...

2014-04-22 08:38:41

New study from Experian's ProtectMyID® reveals the habits that make people vulnerable COSTA MESA, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- A new online survey conducted for Experian's ProtectMyID(®) reveals Utahns still are potentially at risk from the continuing threat of identity theft. The survey shows that more than half (52 percent) of Utah residents either have been a victim of identity theft or know someone who has been affected by the crime. Despite this, people fail to take even...

2014-04-17 08:32:17

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Biometrics companies aim to increase mobile security for consumers and battle against identity theft: NXT-ID, Inc. (OTCBB: NXTD), LifeLock (NYSE: LOCK), Intersections Inc. (NASDAQ: INTX), Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) and The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) NXT-ID, Inc. (OTCBB: NXTD), a biometric authentication company focused on the growing m-commerce market, announced that it will be featuring its next generation...

2014-04-16 23:05:35

ThreatMetrix® Announces Strategies to Protect Consumers and Businesses from Future Vulnerabilities and Cybercrime Risks San Jose, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 ThreatMetrix®, the fastest-growing provider of context-based security and advanced fraud prevention solutions, today announces several strategies for consumers to stay protected following the recent Heartbleed vulnerability, which has potentially exposed millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other personal...


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