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2014-03-25 08:37:56

First Real-Time Anti Fraud Solution with Chargeback Protection Fills Void in Growing Ecommerce Industry TEL AVIV, Israel, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forter, an Israeli-based startup that offers online retailers the first and only real-time anti ecommerce fraud solution that is backed with a full chargeback protection program, announced today that the company has closed a $3 million Series A funding round from Sequoia Capital, the Menlo Park, Calif.-based venture capital firm that...

2014-03-11 23:25:38

The i-payout™ Platform Features Several Security Measures to Protect Digital Payment Users from Online Fraud Hallandale Beach, FL (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Hackers and identity thieves are a constant threat when it comes to maintaining security and protecting the privacy of banking records. According to a recent report by the U.S. Department of Justice, more than 16 million people were victims of identity theft last year. With over 44% of Internet users regularly checking their online...

2014-03-06 12:32:40

Internet Schemes Cost State Residents $28 Million A Year - AARP Report Reveals Why So Many Are Falling Prey to Online Fraudsters NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tech savvy New York adults are getting an "F" when it comes to spotting online scams, according to an AARP study, and it's costing them - to the tune of $28 million a year. Based on the study, AARP knows why so many of the 8.1 million New Yorkers who received an online fraud offer took the scammer up on it. The...

2014-03-06 04:24:51

LUXEMBOURG and LONDON, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Co-operation between the first European cross-channel payment system and ReD, a world leading provider of online fraud prevention and transaction security With Yapital, a simple click of the 'Confirm' button is all it takes to complete a payment. The whole process is secure and simple - and simply secure! To effectively protect customer transactions and prevent fraud, the innovative cross-channel payment solution...

2014-03-05 08:33:23

In the news release, AARP Report: Feelings of Winter Isolation Putting Millions of NYers at Risk for Online Fraud, issued 05-Mar-2014 by AARP New York over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the link to the study should be http://www.aarp.org/money/scams-fraud/info-2014/internet-fraud-victimization-attitudes-behavior-new-york.html. The complete, corrected release follows: AARP Report: Feelings of Winter Isolation Putting Millions of NYers at Risk for Online Fraud New...

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.”...

2014-01-27 23:04:01

Protect your business from online fraud and abuse using device fingerprinting linked to over two hundred tests on user profile and history. Saratoga Springs, NY (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 E-HAWK (http://www.e-hawk.net) today added advanced device fingerprinting as part of their Online Vetting Platform and API, giving clients enhanced levels of protection against fraudulent activities, registrations, and account hijacking. The fingerprint is linked to risk level analysis of user data...

2014-01-23 08:36:15

NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EVO Payments International (EVO), a leading payment service provider operating in the United States, Canada, and Europe, and ReD, a leading provider of fraud prevention services, today announced a global strategic partnership to deliver a powerful, fully integrated international payments fraud solution to existing and future EVO ecommerce merchants. The partnership will leverage ReD's expertise in providing fraud solutions for all payment types...

2014-01-16 04:21:31

LONDON, January 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Romance scams are a form of online fraud whereby a scammer will assume a fake identity on an online dating site for the purposes of fraudulently obtaining money from unsuspecting users of that dating site. Scamalytics - a security company specialising in the prevention of fraud on dating websites - have identified the most frequently used celebrity photos, stolen by fraudsters, and used across a wide range of unrelated dating...

2014-01-14 23:01:01

Attorney Michael A. Abelson of Washington DC emphasizes that he has no connection to scammers who are wrongfully using his name and a D.C. area code in emails that tell recipients an unknown “relative” has left them a large amount of money. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Attorney Michael A. Abelson today issued a warning to the public that an apparent scammer has been using his name in email messages that fraudulently tell recipients that they have received a large...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
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