Latest Identity theft Stories

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...

2014-02-07 08:24:32

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new association designed to bring the "A" game to identity-thought leadership, the Secure Identity & Biometrics Association (SIBA), debuts today. SIBA was created for vendors, research institutions, nonprofits and individuals. The organization's purpose is to provide proactive education, policy refinement and solutions to the complexities of balancing identity security and protection with national security, public safety, economic strength,...

2014-02-06 08:34:56

DENVER, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two national experts are available as media sources on a variety of topics related to data breach and personal identity theft. Former top Time Warner Cable executives Tom Feige and George Rentz now run Denver-based idRADAR (www.idradar.com). The company, founded in 2012, provides security solutions for individuals and corporations that protect and monitor identity data, credit information, Internet use, and digital communications. To arrange...

2014-02-04 23:29:40

London’s Ealing borough has signed a 3-year agreement with AU10TIX Limited to deploy AU10TIX’s FDI automated ID document authentication and processing system. The AU10TIX FDI system will enable Ealing council staff to improve benefit fraud protection, improve operating efficiency and service experience to borough residents. Nicosia, Cyprus (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 London Borough of Ealing has decided, after 6 months of field-testing, to deploy the AU10TX FDI system for authentication...

2014-02-04 16:28:11

DES MOINES, Iowa, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --You monitor your credit reports to protect your financial identity. You monitor social media to protect your online reputation. You may also want to monitor the information you routinely provide medical providers, such as your address, Social Security number and insurance provider. The threat isn't just financial: if another person's information is mixed with yours, your medical records - and treatments - may be affected. (Logo:...

2014-02-04 16:27:50

BRYAN, Texas, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Joseph Health System (SJHS), a not-for-profit integrated Catholic health care delivery system, confirmed that between Monday, December 16 and Wednesday, December 18, 2013, the organization experienced a data security attack in which certain parties gained unauthorized access to a single server containing patient and employee files on its computer system. The unauthorized parties, operating from IP addresses in China and elsewhere, accessed a...

2014-01-31 08:27:39

FreeScoresAndMore Discovers Concerning Data Regarding Perception vs. Reality of Information Contained By Credit Bureaus STAMFORD, Conn., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FreeScoresAndMore(TM), a provider of credit scores, monitoring and identity theft protection, discovered a troubling lack of understanding about credit scores and credit reports in a recent survey of 1000 Americans. The findings of the survey show a general confusion about information that the primary credit bureaus are supposed...

2014-01-30 20:23:45

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, California State Senate approved landmark online privacy legislation, SB 383 (Jackson), on a 21-13 vote. The Consumer Federation of California and United Food & Commercial Workers Union sponsored the bill. "Senate passage of SB 383 is a big step towards respecting the online privacy of California consumers, and a defeat for Apple and other corporate privacy invaders," stated Richard Holober, Executive Director of...

2014-01-30 12:30:36

Low-cost imports made by global firms using illegal software have drained $240 billion in revenue WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) unveiled a study by Bill Kerr, associate professor at Harvard Business School, and Chad Moutray, chief economist for the NAM, finding that unfair competition fueled by stolen software is a significant drain on manufacturing in the U.S. Estimated losses between 2002 and 2012 totaled nearly...

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