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Experts doubt DIAC bio-database can stop ID fraud

Experts doubt DIAC bio-database can stop ID fraud

Fingerprint sharing a small step for IT security.
Aug 25 2009 5:47PM
Little Brother: How RFIDs in everyday objects could make easy targets for hackers

Little Brother: How RFIDs in everyday objects could make easy targets for hackers

Security and privacy advocates argue that RFID tags could make it easier for hackers to target our private information, as RFIDs permeate every facet of everyday life...
Jul 20 2009 4:41PM
Questions asked over RFID tags and scanners

Questions asked over RFID tags and scanners

The security of the Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) tag, and its ability to resist malware, has been questioned.
Jun 1 2009 2:44PM
Identity thieves advertising on YouTube

Identity thieves advertising on YouTube

Identity thieves have turned to YouTube to advertise their wares, although the video sharing site has been taking down the videos as fast as they appear.
Apr 29 2009 2:58PM
Unsecured mobiles leaving owners open to ID theft

Unsecured mobiles leaving owners open to ID theft

Personal information stored on unsecured mobile phones is leaving millions of users exposed to the risk of identity theft and fraud, according to a recent report by data protection firm Credant Technologies.
Mar 19 2009 11:06AM
Businesses detecting ID fraud faster, absorbing more costs

Businesses detecting ID fraud faster, absorbing more costs

Identity fraud increased by 22 percent last year, but the burden on consumers is lessening, according to a new study.
Feb 10 2009 10:38AM
Sony ID system scans finger veins

Sony ID system scans finger veins

Sony has developed a user identification technology that scans veins in the finger to allow access to mobile devices and personal computers.
Feb 4 2009 9:54AM
Review: Hitachi ID Systems ID-Archive

Review: Hitachi ID Systems ID-Archive

The Hitachi ID-Archive sets its focus on password randomisation.
Nov 25 2008 4:25PM
Auctioneers turn to real life ID checks

Auctioneers turn to real life ID checks

Online traders in Australia should use better ID verification systems so that consumers can tell the difference between fraudulent and honest sellers, says OZtion MD Philip Druce. iTnews looks at the security surrounding auction house accounts.
Oct 10 2008 2:49PM
Review: Ceelox ID Server Edition

Review: Ceelox ID Server Edition

Ceelox ID offers the ability to eliminate the need for passwords across the enterprise through the use of fingerprint scanners attached to workstations.
Sep 10 2008 2:57PM
Want a complete stranger's Apple ID?

Want a complete stranger's Apple ID?

Super secure Apple has dropped a clanger on one of its loyal .Mac users by handing over his password and login details to a complete stranger with a similar name.
Jul 10 2008 11:43AM
Palm-vein biometrics help accurately ID patients

Palm-vein biometrics help accurately ID patients

All too often, people are victims of identity theft. Less common, but perhaps more dangerous, is the growing trend of medical identity fraud.
Jul 3 2008 3:42PM
Microsoft's CardSpace ID technology: breached

Microsoft's CardSpace ID technology: breached

Three security researchers in Germany have reportedly broken Microsoft's CardSpace, which was designed to beef up the security of users' personal information while browsing the internet.
Jun 2 2008 11:56AM
IBM beefs up ID management with Encentuate

IBM beefs up ID management with Encentuate

IBM has announced the acquisition of Encentuate, a privately held provider of identity and access management software..
Mar 14 2008 7:13AM
Police bust major ID theft ring in New York

Police bust major ID theft ring in New York

Thirty-eight people living in New York have been charged with leveraging stolen consumer data to create bogus credit cards that were then used to purchase high-priced goods, such as computers and televisions, authorities said.
Mar 10 2008 10:40AM
Sun boosts ID management

Sun boosts ID management

Sun Microsystems has launched new software to help firms automate the process of access control compliance, along with a new governance, risk and compliance (GRC) strategy intended to support firms' identity management programmes.
Mar 7 2008 3:12PM
Survey: ID management grows in importance across government

Survey: ID management grows in importance across government

Most government IT workers believe identity management is critical to their organisations, but view cost as a major obstacle, a new survey from Quest Software concludes.
Mar 6 2008 10:42AM
Report outs banks with most ID theft complaints

Report outs banks with most ID theft complaints

Consumers, regulators, and businesses have no way to reliably assess the incidences and frequency of identity fraud at major financial institutions, a new study concludes.
Mar 3 2008 10:16AM
ID theft instances down, cost per incident up, says Javelin

ID theft instances down, cost per incident up, says Javelin

Despite a nationwide decline, identity theft is still a major concern of consumers because criminals have become more creative in how they steal personal information, according to a report released Monday by Javelin Strategy and Research.
Feb 13 2008 11:39AM
Review: AVATIER ID MANAGEMENT SUITE

Review: AVATIER ID MANAGEMENT SUITE

When Avatier calls this an identity management suite, it’s not kidding. This product contains all the tools to manage users through their entire lifecycle. The company has split identity management into six phases.
Jan 31 2008 8:00AM

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