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2010-09-17 11:35:48

Interpol head Ronald K. Noble said that criminals stole his Facebook identity and used it to obtain information on an operation by the international police agency. "Just recently Interpol's Information Security Incident Response Team discovered two Facebook profiles attempting to assume my identity as Interpol's secretary general," Noble told the first Interpol Information Security Conference in Hong Kong. "One of the impersonators was using this profile to obtain information on fugitives...

2010-09-15 07:00:00

DALLAS, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- In the first global conference co-hosted by INTERPOL and the Hong Kong Police, Entrust, Inc. today will address the importance of emerging solutions that help address critical border security challenges and defend against advanced malware attacks. The inaugural event, to be held in Hong Kong today through Sept. 17, will outline the proven solutions required to properly secure border checkpoints, as well as what changes need to be made to protect financial...

2010-06-15 09:20:00

DALLAS, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Entrust, Inc. and INTERPOL have announced the delivery of secure, multipurpose global identification cards and service for INTERPOL officers to expedite uninterrupted travel on missions in the pursuit of transnational criminals. This public-private partnership will provide law enforcement with the right combination of state-of-the-art eID documents, systems, and services to move the world from a one size fits all approach to a targeted approach for...

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2010-03-25 10:45:00

African gorillas and great apes are facing a number of issues that threaten their existence, and could reduce their numbers substantially by 2030, according to a March 24 report. The study, entitled "The Last Stand of the Gorilla - Environmental Crime and Conflict" and presented at the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) meeting in Qatar, has concluded that illegal logging, mining, poaching, and illness are forcing gorillas closer to extinction while also...

2009-11-26 12:52:00

LYON, France, Nov. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the decision by a Swiss federal court to release Roman Polanski on bail, INTERPOL has issued an alert reminding all 188 member countries that he remains the subject of a valid Red Notice, an international wanted persons notice, issued at the request of US authorities. The message, sent by INTERPOL's General Secretariat headquarters in Lyon, France, also requests each of its National Central Bureaus (NCBs) to ensure that border control...

2009-11-19 20:12:00

LYON, France, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to an ever-increasing number of websites supplying dangerous and illegal medicines, Operation Pangea II, involving 24 countries, was coordinated by INTERPOL and the World Health Organization's International Medical Products Anti-Counterfeiting Taskforce (IMPACT) to highlight the dangers of buying medicines online. The week long global initiative resulted in a series of arrests and the seizure of thousands of potentially harmful medical...

2009-10-15 16:00:00

KIEV, Ukraine, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Pakistan has become the first member country of INTERPOL to waive visa entry requirements for bearers of the new INTERPOL e-passport. The world's leading international police agency issued its first-ever passports to the INTERPOL officials participating in its General Assembly in Singapore this week with 800 global law enforcement officials in attendance. The INTERPOL e-passport will ensure the fastest response by INTERPOL following terrorist...

2009-10-13 14:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today at the Digital Crimes Consortium, Microsoft Corp. and the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) -- the nation's premier provider of economic and high-tech crime training to law enforcement agencies -- announced an agreement establishing NW3C as the first U.S.-based distributor of the Computer Online Forensic Evidence Extractor (COFEE). A Microsoft-developed program, COFEE uses digital forensic technologies to help investigators...

2009-10-11 20:24:00

SINGAPORE, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- INTERPOL and the United Nations have partnered to secure international commitments for greater support for the role of police in peacekeeping operations worldwide. This increased support is seen as a key element to restoring the rule of law in post conflict zones, fragile states and achieving sustainable peace. Secretary General Ronald K. Noble described INTERPOL's partnership with the UN as "an alliance of all nations" that would commit...

2009-09-22 08:59:00

MONTREAL, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- INTERPOL's Secretary General Ronald K. Noble today announced that the EDAPS Consortium had been chosen to design and produce the world's largest police organization's first-ever e-passport. Incorporating state-of-the-art technology, the e-passport for the Heads of INTERPOL's 187 National Central Bureaus (NCBs), Executive Committee members and staff from its General Secretariat headquarters will set new standards in document security. Delivering the...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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