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2014-06-24 23:12:24

According to Federal Trade Commission, Synthetic identity theft is the fastest-growing type of ID fraud, already accounting for 85% of all identity fraud cases in the U.S. Latest online ID document authentication technology, such as the AU10TIX BOS system’s unique 3-layer authentication, can curb ID fraud significantly while fast-tracking customer onboarding. Nicosia, Cyprus (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 “Synthetic identity theft” occurs when fraudster create new identities by combining...

2014-06-24 08:39:25

Tax Return Analysis Platform(SM) (TRAP) goes beyond identity verification to offer device-proofing, catching fraud before refunds are processed COSTA MESA, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Experian(®), the leading global information services company, today announced the launch of the Tax Return Analysis Platform(SM) (TRAP) -- a new offering that will enable federal and state revenue offices to detect fraudulent tax returns that have been submitted using stolen identity...

2014-06-19 16:28:36

First Ever No Cost Identity Theft Protection Sees Rapid Adoption as Consumers Need to Defend Against Credit and Identity Theft, Including Recent Major Data Breaches MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Credit Sesame, the only company that allows millions of consumers to access, monitor and manage their credit, improve their finances and protect their credit and identity all in one place for free, today announces that has it attracted over one million users to its no...

2014-06-11 08:36:42

POTSDAM, Germany, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Have cybercriminals stolen my personal data and made them freely available online so that others might also access and misuse them? Internet users all over the world can now answer this question using a free service from the Hasso Plattner Institute for IT Systems Engineering (http://www.hpi.de) at the University of Potsdam in Germany. All they need to do is visit https://sec.hpi.de and enter their e-mail address. The system will...

2014-06-09 08:27:49

As Experian continues to serve a high volume of healthcare clients, it supports industry dialogue on topic of identity theft and fraud COSTA MESA, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Experian Data Breach Resolution, a leader in helping businesses plan for and mitigate consumer risk following data breach incidents, has joined the Medical Identity Fraud Alliance (MIFA) as a Founding Member and the group's Vice President, Michael Bruemmer, will serve on the MIFA Steering Committee....

2014-06-04 12:33:52

DENVER, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 260 million people have been victims of data breaches and increased risk of identity theft since the Target revelations, yet nearly 80 percent have done nothing to protect their privacy or to guard their financial accounts from fraud, according to a new quarterly survey released by Denver-based idRADAR Inc. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140604/94156 "There is a national data breach epidemic, and consumers shockingly show very few...

2014-06-03 08:41:10

Media Honors Latest Update to Company's Flagship Enterprise Solution NEW YORK, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensitive Data Manager (SDM) 7.5 is now available from Identity Finder, a leading provider of data discovery, data governance, and data classification solutions. SDM garnered several recent accolades from top technology influencers including SC Magazine, PC Magazine, and Network World. SDM empowers security and compliance professionals to discover, classify, remediate, monitor,...

2014-05-28 23:19:22

Victims of data breaches now have easy, step-by-step help if their information has been compromised. Augusta & Boothbay, ME (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 To assist victims of recent data breaches, Maine Identity Services LLC (http://www.meidhelp.com) announced that it has created a Breach Repair Kit® for use by anyone whose private information has been exposed as the result of a data breach. There were more than 500 million records exposed in the U.S. in 2013 as a result of data...

2014-05-28 12:35:10

National Consumer Reporting Association and Industry Leader, NXG Strategies, join forces to serve consumers nationwide ROSELLE, Ill., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Consumer Reporting Association (NCRA), a national trade organization of consumer reporting agencies and associated professionals that provide products and services to hundreds of thousands of mortgage lenders, landlords, employers and other types of general businesses, is proud to announce that it...

2014-05-23 23:02:15

According to the Federal Trade Commission, an estimated nine million Americans have their identities stolen each year. Red Flag compliance is designed to mitigate identity theft. Fort Myers, FL (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 SubscriberWise, the leading provider of analytics-driven subscriber risk management technology and the nation’s largest issuing consumer reporting agency for the communications industry, announced today that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)’s “Red Flag” identity theft...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.