Doug Vining Smartphone solutions

Cellphones intelligent enough to recognise their users' faces and perform only for them could soon be on the market, in a major boost to security in an increasingly sensitive sector.

Japanese researchers said they have developed the first face-recognition technology for mobiles as a security measure due to the growing use of cellphones for advanced operations such as personal finance. -,,2-13-1443_1671341,00.html
Posted: 8 March 2005 at 00:00

Wolfgang Grulke Capital One advertising campaign

These print ads target fears of identity theft. "Capital One is the first credit card company to offer customers free Identity Theft Assistance. It comes with the Capital One Platinum Card and includes prevention tips, detection advice and help for victims. Our experts will work with you to resolve your whole case, helping you to file police reports and clear your name." See more at
Posted: 18 April 2005 at 17:22

Wolfgang Grulke Police foil GBP 220m cyber plot

The Times reported on 18 March 2005 how a Japanese Finance House in London (Sumitomo Mitsui, Japan's third laregst bank) was an international gang's target to steal GBP 220m. Police smashed the attempt to transfer funds to ten accounts all around the world using identities stolen from the bank's own files.
Posted: 18 April 2005 at 17:27

Frank Winter Time Warner loses employee identities

I see that Time Warner (parent of CNN etc...) has admitted to losing information on 600 000 current and former employees. A tape containing this information was lost six weeks earlier by a company responsible for its off-site storage. We should all be worried about how easy it is for anyone to steal our identity. I'm scared.
Posted: 10 May 2005 at 17:13

Wolfgang Grulke Fortune Mag 16 May 2005

Posted: 12 June 2005 at 12:08

Wolfgang Grulke The entrepreneurs get in on the act

Whenever there is scarcity of anything, entrepreneurs world-wide start getting creative.

In this case your identity is at risk and a new service MyPublicInfo Inc. has been launched to protect you against your personal records being manipulated. Have a look at the web-site and see their services. Available in the US only but why not in every other country?
Posted: 2 April 2006 at 06:20
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