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2014-05-20 23:03:41

Adam Levin, Chairman and Co-founder of Identity Theft 911 and Credit.com, offers helpful tips to new grads on how to prevent identity theft in four key areas: credit cards, utility bills, jobs and taxes. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 As new graduates climb down from the ivory tower (diploma in hand), many will be facing “real world” transactions for the first time, and they are at risk. Identity-related crimes, bad deals and credit score pitfalls pockmark the road ahead. And for...

2014-05-16 16:23:55

Patrons Encouraged to Take Steps to Protect Identity and Financial Information LAS VEGAS, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Affinity Gaming ("Affinity") has confirmed an unauthorized intrusion into the system that processes customer credit and debit cards for non-ATM transactions at its casino and casino resort properties, and is issuing this public notice of the data security incident. Affinity is encouraging individuals who visited its facilities and used their credit or debit cards...

2014-05-15 23:05:46

Here are the best credit cards to prevent identity theft. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Today, CreditCardChaser.com, an expert authority on credit cards and credit, announced the best credit cards to prevent identity theft. Identity theft is a very real problem that can result in damages to a consumer’s finances, credit history, and reputation. Luckily, many credit card issuers have programs in place to help consumers that have fallen victim to identity theft. These programs ensure...

2014-05-15 08:32:02

Norse Brings Security Expertise to Organization Dedicated to Protecting Individuals and Organizations from Medical Identity Fraud SAN MATEO, Calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norse, a leading provider of live threat intelligence-based security solutions, today announced that it is a founding member of the Medical Identity Fraud Alliance (MIFA). MIFA is the first cooperative public/private sector effort created specifically to unite all stakeholders in jointly developing solutions and best...

2014-05-14 08:26:26

Consumers feel stress and fear identity theft after a data breach COSTA MESA, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- So far, 2013 closed out as one of the largest years for "mega" data breaches. In an attempt to better understand the effects these data breaches have on consumers, Experian Data Breach Resolution commissioned a study that examines a breach's impact on brand reputation. Today it released the report, "Aftermath of a Mega Data Breach: Consumer Sentiment." Conducted by the...

2014-05-13 08:39:36

Unisys survey shows customer loyalty drops following data breaches involving personal or credit card data BLUE BELL, Pa., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Credit and debit card fraud tops Americans' security concerns in 2014, against a recent backdrop of major retail and banking security breaches, according to the 2014 Unisys Security Index released today by Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) in partnership with Lieberman Research Group. This year, 59 percent of U.S. respondents are...

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...


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