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2013-11-20 08:25:28

Stamford, CT Company Uses Area Settings and Businesses in Production of National TV Spots STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FreeScoresAndMore(TM), a provider of credit scores, credit monitoring and identity theft protection, recently completed filming a pair of TV commercials that will be used in a nationwide advertising campaign. The commercials were filmed, produced and edited locally in Connecticut, with Palace Digital Productions handling all of the commercial's...

2013-11-19 08:25:31

Spots to Highlight the Importance of Triple Bureau Credit Scores and Monitoring STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FreeScoresAndMore(TM), a provider of credit scores, credit monitoring and identity theft protection, launched a nationwide television advertising campaign aimed at boosting brand awareness and attracting new users. The commercial schedule will feature spots on a wide array of broadcast, cable and satellite stations throughout the US. "Television is an...

2013-11-18 08:31:49

As holiday shopping and Small Business Saturday® approach creating a surge in transactions, businesses should be even more diligent about preparing for a cyberattack COSTA MESA, Calif., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The holiday shopping season not only brings an increase in sales but often an increase in cyberthief activity as well, and organizations of all sizes--including small businesses--can be victims of a data breach. Experian ® Data Breach Resolution, which has managed thousands of...

2013-11-11 23:01:41

Firm helps clients with mitigating the adverse affects of a serious data breach San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 McCann Investigations, a firm located in Texas that works in the areas of digital security and private investigations, recently announced that it now has made its data breach remediation services to clients in the San Antonio market. Data breach remediation is a type of service that helps organizations that have suffered major losses of critical information in data...

2013-11-08 23:23:23

Goal is to help people who have a legitimate complaint because of identity theft. Houston, TX (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 DMV.us.org is launching a program that will help people who have been a victim of identity theft purge bad information from their records so their driving history is legitimate, the company said yesterday. “Identity theft is a very real risk for people today, and can cause non-legitimate information to appear on a driving history report,” a DMV.us.org spokesman...

2013-11-06 08:27:36

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Young people are increasingly concerned about the privacy of their personal information online and that their identities can be stolen through their use of social media, according to a new report released today by the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131105/DC10897LOGO) The report, "Teen Identity Theft: Fraud, Security, and Steps Teens are Taking to Protect Themselves Online," found that over...

2013-11-04 08:24:30

iTunes(R) "Restores" Leave Behind Potentially Recoverable User Data; SafeEraser Securely Wipes the iPhone of All Personal Information; Meeting US Department of Defense Standards for Data Destruction SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Identity theft is on the rise as more people are using their iPhones for online shopping, making payments and even banking. Often times, identity theft can be traced to information recovered from mobile phones. When disposing of an old iPhone, many users...

2013-11-01 16:22:58

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every day, hundreds of thousands of counterfeit driver's licenses are presented for identification to businesses across the United States. Many times, these fake IDs are used to deceive banks and retail stores for financial fraud and scams, while other imposters use them to board airplanes and access secure areas. The huge scale of counterfeit ID sales presents a direct threat to public safety and our nation's homeland security. A new...

2013-11-01 08:29:19

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of International Fraud Awareness Week, taking place November 3-9, 2013, Shred-it - a world-leading information destruction company is joining organizations across the world to promote the importance of safeguarding confidential information to prevent fraud and identity theft. As the risk of security breaches continues to become more prevalent, it is increasingly important that consumers and organizations protect...

2013-10-24 23:26:19

Identity verification and authentication solutions provider, Electronic Verification Systems (EVS), has expanded their driver’s license verification suite to help improve identity verification and authentication for industries such as banking, insurance, online gaming and other age-restricted products. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Identity verification and authentication solutions provider, Electronic Verification Systems (EVS), has expanded their driver’s license...