LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8 / -- Sands Expo, Booth #72832 -- GuardID Systems(TM) today announces that ID Vault now protects the online identity of MySpace, Facebook, Friendster and other top social networking site users. ID Vault is a smart card USB token that protect users from online identity theft and fraud threats such as phishing and pharming.
"We are proud to have shipped over 75,000 ID Vault tokens in just the last few months empowering consumers to take control of their online identity," states Jerry Thompson, CEO, GuardID Systems. "Banks, credit unions and other financial institutions have been at the forefront of our Trusted Network and now we are offering that same protection to the millions of social networking users out there. For our dynamically growing user base -- ID Vault gives all of our users peace of mind knowing they can access their online information and knowing they will be protected against even the most sophisticated identity theft attempts."
Consumers use the ID Vault to securely store their sign-in credentials and protect themselves against keystroke loggers, phishing, pharming and other online threats. ID Vault is linked to GuardID System's Trusted Network, a data base of over 6,000 financial institutions, and now, social networking sites. By accessing online service providers through ID Vault and the GuardID Trusted Network, consumers can be confident they are visiting a legitimate site and not a fraudulent site. Based on proven smart card technology, the ID Vault is a removable USB device that plugs into the USB port of any Windows XP or Vista-enabled PC.
ID Vault is easy to use and portable. It can also be used with any non-financial Web site that requires a sign-in (e.g. online newspapers, email or other Web destinations requiring a username and password). It is available directly to consumers over the Internet and at leading national retail outlets like Comp USA, Circuit City and Best Buy. The suggested retail price is $49.99. For more information regarding ID Vault please visit www.idvault.com .
About GuardID Systems:
GuardID Systems, a privately held company, designs, develops and markets two-factor authentication systems to help consumers protect themselves against online identity theft. For more information, please visit guardidsystems.com .
Source: GuardID Systems
CONTACT: media, Paulien Ruijssenaars of GuardID Systems, +1-831-685- 2107, or firstname.lastname@example.org
Web site: www.idvault.com/