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2014-02-27 23:03:05

Adam Levin, Chairman of Identity Theft 911, Says Consumers Need to Educate Themselves on How Not to Fall Victim to These Common Scams New York, NY (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 As Hollywood prepares to announce the winners of the Academy Awards on March 2, scores of consumer watchdog groups kick off National Consumer Protection Week that same day to increase awareness and provide consumer tips on how to avoid online traps where cybercriminals can rob people of their money, identity and...

2014-02-26 23:24:14

Leading funding portal, truCrowd, has partnered with Electronic Verification Systems (EVS) to help improve their overall identity verification process for their investors and issuers. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Leading funding portal, truCrowd, has partnered with Electronic Verification Systems (EVS) to help improve their overall identity verification process for their investors and issuers. IdentiFraud Consumer will help ensure users are who they claim to be through...

2014-02-26 23:20:40

The ThreatMetrix Global Trust Intelligence Network Protects Over 160 Million Active User Accounts, 2,500 Customers and 10,000 Websites San Jose, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 ThreatMetrix™, the fastest-growing provider of context-based security and advanced fraud prevention solutions, today announced that it was recently profiled along with eight other vendor companies in Forrester Research, Inc.’s February 4, “Market Overview: eCommerce Fraud Management Solutions, 2014.”...

2014-02-24 16:25:26

Combined Effort will Reduce Fraud, Prevent Medical Identity Theft and Enhance Revenue Cycle Management TEANECK, N.J. and CITRUS HEIGHTS, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veratad Technologies, LLC (www.veratad.com), a world class provider of virtual identity verification and compliance solutions, and LifeMed ID, Inc., (www.lifemedid.com) the leading U.S. company providing patient identity management solutions leveraging deterministic matching and medical record connectivity,...

2014-02-19 12:26:10

2013 Data breaches exposed over 822 million records nearly doubling the previous record high, according to Risk Based Security RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- According to Risk Based Security, www.riskbasedsecurity.com, 2013 broke the previous all-time record for the number of exposed records caused by reported data breach incidents. The 2,164 incidents reported during 2013 exposed over 822 million records, nearly doubling the previous highest year on record...

2014-02-17 23:24:13

Consent Based Social Security Number Verification (CBSV) Better Protects Businesses From Audits and Fines from the IRS and ICE While Reducing Losses and Net Charge-offs of Unauthorized Workers and Applicants Riverside, CA (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Since implementation of the E-Verify program, most employers feel confident that they are taking adequate precautions with employment background checks to protect themselves from identity fraud and risk. However, USAFact, a leading nationwide...

2014-02-13 12:20:15

H.E.A.T. Cautions Drivers as Related Crimes Increase Statewide LIVONIA, Mich., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For a sixth consecutive year, thefts of entire vehicles are down in Michigan, according to the 2013 Michigan Automobile Theft Prevention Authority (ATPA) Annual Report. Despite the decrease, H.E.A.T. (Help Eliminate Auto Thefts), Michigan's statewide auto theft prevention program, is warning the community that auto theft-related crimes continue to rise. "It's good to see the number...

2014-02-11 23:27:48

Target and Neiman Marcus are among the most recent and well-known cybersecurity breach victims reported. Computerbilities warns businesses that it’s not a matter of if your network will be breached, but when a breach will occur. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 North Carolina IT company, Computerbilities Inc., is sharing important business tips in the wake of the recent data breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus. Recent revelations find the malware attacks affected millions of...

Creating A Better Internet Theme For This Year's Safer Internet Day
2014-02-11 09:41:24

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Tuesday, organizations and educators in more than 100 countries will hold activities to recognize Safer Internet Day (SID) – a campaign designed to bring awareness to various online safety concerns, such as cyber-bullying and identity theft. The theme for this year’s Safer Internet Day is “Let's create a better internet together.” “The Internet touches our lives every day; we email to stay connected, share photos and...

2014-02-11 08:38:49

DENVER, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tax-time identity theft now poses a serious threat to your financial reputation, according to Tom Feige, ceo of Denver-based idRADAR, which provides data security for both individuals and corporations And tax-related identity theft is on the rise, he says. Tax-related identity theft affects individuals in a variety of ways, Feige says. Criminals can obtain a refund by using your social security number and can also gain employment by using your...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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