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2011-12-19 11:00:00

AlertPay, a Montreal-based online payment platform, takes the extra step to ensure safe holiday shopping for all members by using a dual transaction protection system to prevent online fraud or identity theft. The company also uses SSL encryption to protect sensitive financial data from being intercepted. Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) December 19, 2011 As more shoppers choose to buy online for their holiday gifts, responsible payment processors must be extra vigilant to ensure the security of...

2011-12-02 08:00:00

Rent My Vacation Home Stops Scams with a 100% Warranty for Home Owners and Vacationers. Be smart use a vacation rental service called Rent My Vacation Home dot com that has safe guards in place to protect the Home owner and vacationer from the rising internet scams in todayâs Vacation home rental market. There is no other company that has these safe guards built into the vacation rental market. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) December 02, 2011 Rent My Vacation Home dot com is the only...

2011-10-21 21:15:00

Healthhound.org is set expose internet marketers everywhere who promote false, misleading and dangerous health products online with the help of Henry, âœthe health houndâ. Similar watchdog sites are welcoming the news. Houston, TX. (PRWEB) October 21, 2011 Internet scam artists are quivering in their boots this week or at least they should be, as there is a new sheriff in town with a hungry hound at his heals by the name of Henry,...

2011-10-19 13:50:00

The Joint Study by ThreatMetrix and The Ponemon Institute Reveals Consumers Trust the Federal Government Least, Local and Municipal Government Most. LOS ALTOS, CA (PRWEB) October 19, 2011 ThreatMetrixâ“ž¢, the fastest growing provider of cloud-based fraud prevention solutions that do not require personally identifiable information (PII), today announced results of a joint study with The Ponemon Institute, âœMobile Payments & Online...

Online Romance Scams Hit Hundreds Of Thousands Of Victims
2011-09-28 04:53:11

New study reveals scale and prevalence of new form of fraud New online research led by the University of Leicester reveals that over 200,000 people living in Britain may have fallen victim to online romance scams — far more than had been previously estimated. The study is believed to be the first formal academic analysis to measure the scale of this growing problem. In the 'online romance scam' criminals set up fake identities using stolen photographs (often of models or army...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
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