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New UK Fraud Industry Body Will Highlight the Cost of Fraud

PKF Littlejohn and Experian to revive the government’s fraud cost estimate.  UK’s only indicator on the total cost of fraud to be launched this year.  A new industry body has been set up to highlight the cost of fraud to UK businesses, charities and the public. The UK Fraud Cost Measurement Committee will seek to revive and enhance the government’s previous Annual ... Read More »

LifeLock Introduces Identity and 401(k) Theft Protection for the Workplace

New Product Offers Enhanced Protection Exclusively Through the Benefits Channel LifeLock, Inc. (NYSE:LOCK) announced its newest product, LifeLock Benefit Elite™ identity theft protection, created specifically for employers and brokers to offer as a benefit for employees. With easy enrollment and convenient payroll deduction, this new product will be available for employees at a competitive price. LifeLock Benefit Elite™ protection is ... Read More »

Australian Risk Climate: 772,000 Victims of Identity Theft

Online black market is closer than you think with 1 in 5 Australians affected by identity theft Personal information is currency in the underground world of cybercrime, which has managed to sting 5% of Australians – more than 772,000 people – with identity theft in the past 12 months alone. A new survey by credit bureau Veda shows that almost ... Read More »

London Identity Theft Rates Almost Three Times Higher

Central London and outer areas of the capital face significant targeting by identity thieves London is the country’s identity theft capital, with significantly higher rates than anywhere else in the UK. The statistics are based on the number of fraudulent applications across financial products including: current accounts, loans, mortgages, savings accounts, insurance, automotive and credit cards. The 2014 figures, which ... Read More »

LifeLock Ranked 65th Fastest Growing Company in North America

LifeLock Ranked 65th Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2014 Technology Fast 500™ in the Internet Category.  Company Attributes 181 Percent Growth to Product Portfolio Expansion and Superior Functionality. LifeLock, Inc. has been ranked number 416 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North ... Read More »

LifeLock Introduces Identity Theft Protection for Enterprise Data Breach Response Plans

Service Puts LifeLock on Standby to Protect an Organization’s Customers or Employees Following a Breach LifeLock, Inc. introduced a new service for organizations to integrate identity theft protection into their data breach response plans.  LifeLock Data Breach Service enables organizations to rapidly activate LifeLock if they are exposed by a data breach and help protect their customers or employees from ... Read More »

The Problem of Identity Theft and What You Can Do About It

Almost a year ago, Target first revealed a data breach had compromised millions of its customers’ credit and debit card information. Since then, the news has been dominated by the discovery of new breaches, disasters collectively putting millions of consumers’ information at risk and every consumer on alert. This time around, consumers haven’t forgotten: according to TransUnion’s most recent consumer ... Read More »

LifeLock® Partners with PrimeLending

Partnership Gives PrimeLending Customers More Tools to Protect Their Financial Futures National residential mortgage lender PrimeLending, a PlainsCapital Company and subsidiary of Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTH), and LifeLock, Inc. (NYSE: LOCK), the industry leader in proactive identity theft protection, announced today that the companies have entered into a new business relationship.  As a result, PrimeLending will offer a 30-day free trial membership ... Read More »

LifeLock Completes Identity Theft Training for More Than 10,000 Law Enforcement Agents in All 50 States

LifeLock, Inc. (NYSE: LOCK) and the FBI-Law Enforcement Executive Development Association (FBI-LEEDA) announced a milestone in identity theft training for law enforcement: training has now been completed in every state, as marked by an interactive educational summit last week in Cheyenne, Wyoming, the fiftieth state. Approximately 16.6 million persons or 7% of all U.S. residents age 16 or older, were ... Read More »

LifeLock Announces New Personalized Alerts Across Credit Cards, Checking, Savings and Investment Accounts

LifeLock, Inc. (NYSE: LOCK) announced new product enhancements, including personalized activity alerts on credit card, checking and savings account transactions. These enhancements are available with our new expanded service offerings, LifeLock Advantage™ and LifeLock Ultimate Plus™. In addition, LifeLock Ultimate Plus members can receive these activity alerts on their investment accounts, adding some peace of mind against identity fraud in ... Read More »

Experian Launches New Offering to Help Government Agencies Identify and TRAP Tax Fraudsters

Tax Return Analysis Platform(SM) (TRAP) goes beyond identity verification to offer device-proofing, catching fraud before refunds are processed. Experian announced the launch of the Tax Return Analysis Platform(SM) (TRAP) — a new offering that will enable federal and state revenue offices to detect fraudulent tax returns that have been submitted using stolen identity credentials. This innovative tool goes beyond traditional ... Read More »