Banking; scams: When cyber thieves use PayPal as portal to bank accountPosted on December 3rd, 2010 No comments
A Valencia woman’s checking account has been drained four times over the last two years by scammers who have fraudulently linked it to online PayPal accounts… Mills’ troubles highlight the ease with which con artists can access people’s money using digital-age financial services like PayPal, which is owned by auction giant EBay and is used to facilitate online payments.
Banking; scams: When cyber thieves use PayPal as portal to bank account
Market for CMIOs surgesPosted on October 19th, 2009 No comments
The demand for chief medical information officers is expanding rapidly, according to a national executive search firm.
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Market for CMIOs surges
SA Recycling Celebrates Injury-Free YearPosted on October 13th, 2009 No comments
Company’s Port of Long Beach, Calif., facility remains accident free after logging more than 163,000 man-hours in the last 365 days.
SA Recycling Celebrates Injury-Free Year
Schumer says national standards needed to fight identity theftPosted on September 17th, 2009 No comments
In the wake of the discovery of the largest identity theft scheme in history today U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that identity thefts across Upstate New York have risen by almost 25% in the last year alone.
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Schumer says national standards needed to fight identity theft
High fines for data security lapsesPosted on August 25th, 2009 No comments
In the last two weeks, the Financial Services Authority (FSA) fined three HSBC firms over £3 million for not having adequate systems and controls in place to protect their customers’ confidential details from being lost or stolen.
High fines for data security lapses
Study: Paperwork deters Americans from visiting their doctorPosted on August 17th, 2009 No comments
A new IBM study reveals that one in four Americans have not scheduled a “wellness” visit within the last year – due, in part, to paperwork. Of those who have not had a wellness visit within the last five years, 33 percent say they waste time at the doctor’s office filling out repetitive paperwork. Comparatively, 17 percent of those who have had a wellness visit in the last year also cite paperwork as a problem.
Study: Paperwork deters Americans from visiting their doctor
Security freezes could be free in NC billPosted on July 17th, 2009 No comments
Consumers could soon be able to place a security freeze on their credit reports for free in legislation awaiting Gov. Beverly Perdue’s signature. The Senate gave final legislative approval Thursday to expand the state’s 2005 anti-identity theft protection law.
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One in five victims of cybercrimePosted on July 17th, 2009 No comments
New research has found that one in five online consumers in the US have been victims of cybercrime in the last two years.
One in five victims of cybercrime
Congressional Committee Revives Data Security LegislationPosted on May 19th, 2009 No comments
A House committee has revived data security legislation that has languished for the last several years. The legislation could provide some useful safeguards for the privacy and security of consumer data, but the incremental nature of the potential gains highlights the need for general baseline privacy legislation.
Congressional Committee Revives Data Security Legislation