PromiseMark Offers Fraud Resolution Services to Identity Theft Victims

Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey, Martha Stewart, Ross Perot, and Ted Turner

Offered PromiseMark's PromiseGuard Hacker & Identity Theft Protection Plan



Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from PromiseMark

    FAIRFAX, Va., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- PromiseMark today announced they
 have offered Fraud Resolution Services and the PromiseGuard Hacker & Identity
 Theft Protection Plan to recent victims of identity theft from the Forbes
 Magazine list of "The 400 Richest People in America." More than 200
 individuals, including movie director Steven Spielberg; TV personality Oprah
 Winfrey; Thomas Siebel, Founder of Siebel Systems, Inc.; Martha Stewart; Ross
 Perot; Paul Allen and Ted Turner were targeted by a 32-year old Brooklyn
 busboy who allegedly used the Internet to uncover their date of birth, and
 social security and credit card numbers which he used to gain access to
 brokerage accounts, transfer funds and order merchandise and gold coins.
     "I was sorry to read about the recent identity thefts for these
 individuals," stated Bernard Brenner, President and CEO of PromiseMark.
 "Studies show that between 500,000 and 700,000 people from all walks of life
 will have their identities stolen this year. The Hacker and Identity Theft
 Protection Plan, which offers unparalleled levels of Internet security and
 fraud resolution, directly addresses this threat," continued Brenner. "Our
 service is designed to assist victims and save them many aggravating hours
 attempting to clean up the damage to their personal and financial records.
 Without this service, many victims could spend hundreds of hours attempting to
 resolve the damage to their accounts."
     The PromiseGuard Hacker and Identity Theft Protection Plan provides
 reactive Fraud Resolution Services to hacker and identity theft victims to
 assist in the recovery of credit and financial losses from their online and
 offline accounts. The plan also includes proactive personal firewall software,
 HACKER-911 Alerts to notify customers of hacker attacks and threats to their
 identity, and access to a Hacker and Identity Theft Internet Protection Center
 where protection and prevention tips are available 24x7.
 
     About PromiseMark
     PromiseMark is the only company to offer a suite of products that provide
 Internet and data-related service plans for consumers and small businesses.
 PromiseMark's innovative protection plans ease concerns about computer and
 Internet related vulnerabilities.  The products offer substantial value for
 strategic and channel partners who use them to acquire and retain new
 customers, strengthen brand identity and generate revenue.  PromiseMark
 provides its products through its alliances with industry leaders in Internet
 technologies, security, and privacy protection including Zone Labs, Predictive
 Systems' Global Integrity Managed Services division and Aon(TM) Innovative
 Solutions (AIS), a provider of customer care programs for many of the world's
 largest companies. AIS is a subsidiary of Aon Corporation, one of the world's
 largest insurance holding companies. PromiseMark, a privately held company in
 Fairfax, Virginia, can be found at http://www.promisemark.com .
 
 

SOURCE PromiseMark
    FAIRFAX, Va., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- PromiseMark today announced they
 have offered Fraud Resolution Services and the PromiseGuard Hacker & Identity
 Theft Protection Plan to recent victims of identity theft from the Forbes
 Magazine list of "The 400 Richest People in America." More than 200
 individuals, including movie director Steven Spielberg; TV personality Oprah
 Winfrey; Thomas Siebel, Founder of Siebel Systems, Inc.; Martha Stewart; Ross
 Perot; Paul Allen and Ted Turner were targeted by a 32-year old Brooklyn
 busboy who allegedly used the Internet to uncover their date of birth, and
 social security and credit card numbers which he used to gain access to
 brokerage accounts, transfer funds and order merchandise and gold coins.
     "I was sorry to read about the recent identity thefts for these
 individuals," stated Bernard Brenner, President and CEO of PromiseMark.
 "Studies show that between 500,000 and 700,000 people from all walks of life
 will have their identities stolen this year. The Hacker and Identity Theft
 Protection Plan, which offers unparalleled levels of Internet security and
 fraud resolution, directly addresses this threat," continued Brenner. "Our
 service is designed to assist victims and save them many aggravating hours
 attempting to clean up the damage to their personal and financial records.
 Without this service, many victims could spend hundreds of hours attempting to
 resolve the damage to their accounts."
     The PromiseGuard Hacker and Identity Theft Protection Plan provides
 reactive Fraud Resolution Services to hacker and identity theft victims to
 assist in the recovery of credit and financial losses from their online and
 offline accounts. The plan also includes proactive personal firewall software,
 HACKER-911 Alerts to notify customers of hacker attacks and threats to their
 identity, and access to a Hacker and Identity Theft Internet Protection Center
 where protection and prevention tips are available 24x7.
 
     About PromiseMark
     PromiseMark is the only company to offer a suite of products that provide
 Internet and data-related service plans for consumers and small businesses.
 PromiseMark's innovative protection plans ease concerns about computer and
 Internet related vulnerabilities.  The products offer substantial value for
 strategic and channel partners who use them to acquire and retain new
 customers, strengthen brand identity and generate revenue.  PromiseMark
 provides its products through its alliances with industry leaders in Internet
 technologies, security, and privacy protection including Zone Labs, Predictive
 Systems' Global Integrity Managed Services division and Aon(TM) Innovative
 Solutions (AIS), a provider of customer care programs for many of the world's
 largest companies. AIS is a subsidiary of Aon Corporation, one of the world's
 largest insurance holding companies. PromiseMark, a privately held company in
 Fairfax, Virginia, can be found at http://www.promisemark.com .
 
 SOURCE  PromiseMark