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Mehran Randall Rasti: Charge card and debit transactions using a variable charge number. September 5, 2006: US07100821 (328 worldwide citation)

A system and method to improve on the security of credit cards when money needs to be charged or transferred by assigning a different charge number to every transaction. A charge number is a combination of the card number and a random number that is generated through a user initiated preauthorizatio ...


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Mehran Randall Rasti: System and method to curb identity theft. November 29, 2011: US08069256 (11 worldwide citation)

Personal identity-identifiers such as social security numbers, finger prints, and biometric identifiers are fixed for life; once disclosed they cannot reliably be used to authenticate the identity of a person claiming to own the identity-identifier(s). This limitation is overcome by introduction of ...


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Mehran Randall Rasti: Doing business without SSN, EIN, and charge card numbers. October 2, 2012: US08281145 (5 worldwide citation)

The present invention introduces encrypted identifiers to be used when the owner of an identifier wants to hide the original identifier away from public exposure but still be able to be uniquely identified through the encrypted form of the identifier. The encrypted proxy identifiers are generated us ...


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Mehran Randall Rasti: Personalized postage and methodology to stop and trace a suspicious mail piece. Mehran R Rasti, June 10, 2004: US20040108386-A1

This invention enables the mail and package delivery agencies to discourage, combat, and contain terrorist acts through postal and package delivery networks. The invention adds a few new components, to regular postage stamps, and incorporates associated methodology for use in sorting and processing ...


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Mehran Randall Rasti: System and method to protect personal identity identifiers. Mehran R Rasti, November 16, 2006: US20060259766-A1

This invention teaches methodology for implementing password authentication of social security numbers, and other such identity identifier objects, with the aim to curb unwarranted use of peoples' identity identifiers. The invention introduces an identity-matrix and related methodology. Together, th ...


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Mehran Randall Rasti: System and method to curb identity theft. Mehran Randall Rasti, March 1, 2007: US20070050638-A1

Personal identity-identifiers such as social security numbers, finger prints, and biometric identifiers are fixed for life; once disclosed they can not reliably be used to authenticate the identity of a person claiming to own the identity-identifier(s). This limitation is overcome by introduction of ...


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Mehran Randall Rasti: Gadget to encrypt and keep account login information for ready reference. Mehran Randall Rasti, July 3, 2008: US20080159530-A1

The invention introduces a stand-alone small electronic device that provides the means for computer users to encrypt and keep their everyday confidential account login information in an indexed notebook or stored in a removable memory module for easy reference. Such account information includes User ...


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Mehran Randall Rasti: Remote control unit for changing allocated URL channel numbers.. Mehran Randall Rasti, May 29, 2008: US20080126512-A1

The invention provides the means for allocating channel numbers to web site addresses (URLs) that offer movies and presentations through web-sites on the internet for viewers of such programs to be able to change program material by changing channels, just as they would on TV. A computer is embedded ...


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Mehran Randall Rasti: Charge card and debit transactions using a variable charge number. Mehran Randall Rasti, November 17, 2005: US20050252961-A1

“VariCharge” (SM) process improves on the security of credit cards by assigning a different charge number for every charge transaction. The card does not contain the entire string of numbers that are required for charging. The charge number is constructed as a combination of the card number and a va ...


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Mehran Randall Rasti: Doing business without SSN, EIN, and charge card numbers. Mehran Randall Rasti, June 18, 2009: US20090158030-A1

This invention introduces encrypted identifiers to be used when the owner of an identifier wants to hide the original identifier away from public exposure but still be able to be uniquely identified through the encrypted form of the identifier. The logical requirement for such an encrypted identity ...