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Latest Identity theft Stories

2014-01-13 23:03:59

Businesses Must Move Beyond Focusing Merely on Data at Rest and Protect Customer Identities Against Fraudulent Activity Following Data Breaches San Jose, CA (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 ThreatMetrix™, the fastest-growing provider of integrated cybercrime solutions, kicks off its commitment to Data Privacy Day by announcing several strategies for businesses to protect identities in use following a data breach. Every time an identity is used online, especially when a new account is opened,...

2014-01-13 08:35:21

Leading ID Theft Protection Provider Offers Three Simple Tips to Stay Safer in 2014 STAMFORD, Conn., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PrivacyGuard, a leading provider of credit reporting, credit score, and identity theft protection services, today offered three simple tips that consumers should consider coming into the New Year, in order to be better insulated from identity thieves in 2014. 1. Check your credit reports for accuracy at each of the 3 credit bureaus - A recent survey by...

Additional 70M Target Customers Affected In December Cyber-Attack
2014-01-10 13:17:10

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many consumers dread looking at their credit card statements after the holidays, but those who shopped at Target last month will likely want to look at their statements very closely. Just before Christmas the giant retailer confirmed that hackers had gained unauthorized access to its payment card data, but said that the issue was quickly identified and resolved. “Target’s first priority is preserving the trust of our guests and...

2013-12-20 23:02:34

What to do, who to call and how to handle the Target breach. From the experts at American Financial Solutions. (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 The data breach at Target stores is a nightmare of a Christmas present to up to 40 million store customers. Shoppers at the store between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15 might have had their account data taken, including names, credit and debit card numbers and the expiration dates. The three-digit security codes on the back of the cards might also have been taken...

2013-12-18 23:21:50

Identity verification and authentication solutions provider, Electronic Verification Systems (EVS), is releasing a new version of their IdentiFlo Management Platform to help improve identity verification and authentication for industries such as banking, insurance, online gaming and other age-restricted products. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Identity verification and authentication solutions provider, Electronic Verification Systems (EVS), is releasing a new version of their...

2013-12-13 08:27:42

Majority of Consumers Surveyed Participate in Multiple Potentially Risky Behaviors Online STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PrivacyGuard, a leading provider of credit reporting, credit score, and identity theft protection services, today released the results of a survey aimed at observing and identifying a number of online behaviors that consumers willingly partake in that could put them at risk of fraud and identity theft. The survey identified five behaviors and asked a panel...

2013-12-12 23:27:12

Scambook, the Internet's leading complaint resolution platform, is urging the public to make a New Year's Resolution to become Scam-Proof in 2014. As many consumers use the New Year to implement positive lifestyle changes, Scambook suggests taking time to organize personal security to protect against scams, fraud and identity theft in 2014. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Scambook, the Internet's leading complaint resolution platform, is urging the public to make a...

2013-12-12 12:23:44

Financial losses totaled $24.7 billion WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An estimated 16.6 million people, representing 7 percent of all persons age 16 or older in the United States, experienced at least one incident of identity theft in 2012, the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today. Financial losses due to personal identity theft totaled $24.7 billion, over $10 billion more than the losses attributed to all other property crimes...

2013-12-12 08:34:56

Javelin Research & Strategy Announces Annual Provider Scorecard STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Affinion Group, a leading provider of identity theft protection services, was among a small handful of companies whose products scored in the top 6 of all of the major categories in the annual provider scorecard, released today by Javelin Strategy & Research. Between Affinion's flagship offering, IdentitySecure, and the products the company offers on a white label basis,...

2013-12-12 08:31:38

ID Experts' MIDAS(TM) Engages Health Plan Members to Control Their Own Medical Identities; PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --MIDAS(TM)--Medical Identity Alert System--the latest software solution from ID Experts, was announced today, for health plans to engage consumers (health plan members) to monitor their healthcare transactions and take control of their medical identities. MIDAS was developed to lower healthcare costs through early detection and prevention of...