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2014-06-24 23:12:24

According to Federal Trade Commission, Synthetic identity theft is the fastest-growing type of ID fraud, already accounting for 85% of all identity fraud cases in the U.S. Latest online ID document authentication technology, such as the AU10TIX BOS system’s unique 3-layer authentication, can curb ID fraud significantly while fast-tracking customer onboarding. Nicosia, Cyprus (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 “Synthetic identity theft” occurs when fraudster create new identities by combining...

2014-06-18 23:05:55

Petty Theft Loss Prevention Program Success Leads to Expanded Adoption Nationwide SALT LAKE CITY (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Turning Point Justice (TPJ), the trusted provider of collaborative loss prevention solutions for retailers, and its partner the National Association for Shoplifting Prevention (NASP), today announced that Sears Holdings Corp. is expanding TPJ loss prevention solutions at select Sears and Kmart locations nationwide. The Court Alternative Program (CAP) is an innovative...

2014-06-09 08:20:33

Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki Are Top Stolen Brands DES PLAINES, Ill., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released a report on motorcycle thefts in the United States for 2013. A total of 45,367 motorcycles were reported stolen in 2013 compared with 46,601 reported stolen in 2012--a decrease of 1.5 percent. Since 2008, annual motorcycle thefts have seen significant decreases, but that trend appears to be leveling off. The following...

2014-06-04 12:33:52

DENVER, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 260 million people have been victims of data breaches and increased risk of identity theft since the Target revelations, yet nearly 80 percent have done nothing to protect their privacy or to guard their financial accounts from fraud, according to a new quarterly survey released by Denver-based idRADAR Inc. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140604/94156 "There is a national data breach epidemic, and consumers shockingly show very few...

2014-06-03 23:17:33

SIRAS announces Record of Receipt, a cloud-based service that enables retailers to record the receipt of products as soon as they arrive at a store. Redmond, Washington (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 SIRAS®, the Redmond-based subsidiary of Nintendo of America Inc. that provides retailers and manufacturers cloud- and web-based services for tracking and authorizing sales and returns of products, announced today the availability of Record of Receipt, a cloud-based service that enables retailers...

2014-05-28 23:19:22

Victims of data breaches now have easy, step-by-step help if their information has been compromised. Augusta & Boothbay, ME (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 To assist victims of recent data breaches, Maine Identity Services LLC (http://www.meidhelp.com) announced that it has created a Breach Repair Kit® for use by anyone whose private information has been exposed as the result of a data breach. There were more than 500 million records exposed in the U.S. in 2013 as a result of data...

2014-05-28 12:35:10

National Consumer Reporting Association and Industry Leader, NXG Strategies, join forces to serve consumers nationwide ROSELLE, Ill., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Consumer Reporting Association (NCRA), a national trade organization of consumer reporting agencies and associated professionals that provide products and services to hundreds of thousands of mortgage lenders, landlords, employers and other types of general businesses, is proud to announce that it...

2014-05-22 23:10:49

Stolen vehicles can cost victims more than $8,000 in unforeseen expenses, plus inconvenience and hassle. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Inilex®, a leading provider of automotive telemetry solutions, warns car owners that Memorial Day is one of the top five holidays for car thefts, with thieves eager to prey on those who leave their vehicles unattended for long periods of time as they party, participate in outdoor activities and travel. A few simple tips can help car owners keep...

2014-05-19 08:20:25

DES PLAINES, Ill., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With summer and boating season just around the corner, the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released its latest report on watercraft theft and recoveries in the United States. The report examines watercraft* reported stolen between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2013. The report draws from data contained in the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) database for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Overall, there were 5,537...

2014-05-15 08:32:02

Norse Brings Security Expertise to Organization Dedicated to Protecting Individuals and Organizations from Medical Identity Fraud SAN MATEO, Calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norse, a leading provider of live threat intelligence-based security solutions, today announced that it is a founding member of the Medical Identity Fraud Alliance (MIFA). MIFA is the first cooperative public/private sector effort created specifically to unite all stakeholders in jointly developing solutions and best...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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