Post Tagged with: "data theft"

Three Quarters of a Billion Records Breached

Three Quarters of a Billion Records Breached

by April 20, 2016 at 10:25 am 1 comment

Last year, says the security firm Gemalto, over 700 million records were breached. Or, to put it another way, this translates to two million stolen or lost records every day. 2015 Breach Level Report 1,673 hacking incidents 398 were triggered from the inside of the attacked company: employees and evenRead More

How Much Is Illicit Bank Data Worth Online?

How Much Is Illicit Bank Data Worth Online?

by February 10, 2016 at 11:12 am 2 comments

Cyber crime sure does pay, according to a report at Intel Security blogs.mcafee.com. There’s a boom in cyber stores that specialize in selling stolen data. In fact, this is getting so big that different kinds of hot data are being packaged—kind of like going to the supermarket and seeing howRead More

Atlanta Fed Hits Wrong Note on Payment Security

Atlanta Fed Hits Wrong Note on Payment Security

by June 23, 2014 at 10:43 am 2 comments

A blog from the Atlanta Fed implies that consumers are negligent in their payment security practices. The opposite appears to be true.