20 September 2016 by Andrew Gertz in Enterprise Security
So far, 2016 hasnt been great in terms of data breach statistics. Based on newly released findings from the Breach Level Index (BLI), there were 974 publicly disclosed data breaches in the first half of 2016, which led to the successful theft or loss of 554 million data records.
Breaking Down the H1 2016 Data Breach Statistics:
3.04 million records compromised every day
126,936 records compromised every hour
2,116 records compromised every minute
35 records compromised every second
The 554 million compromised records also ...
27 January 2015 by Philippe Benitez in Financial Services
The Identity Theft Resource Center reported that data breaches hit an all-time high of 783 in 2014, and in many instances payment card details were compromised along with personal information like email addresses, phones numbers, or physical addresses. This meant that more payment cards had to be reissued due to breaches in 2014 than in any other year. My own go-to credit card was reissued 3 times last year due to such incidents. Prior to this recent spree of security breaches, consumers ....
Depuis le début de l'année 2016, les annonces de piratages de comptes se multiplient alors que les hackers rendent publiques des données auxquelles ils ont parfois eu accès il y a plusieurs années.
Tour d'horizon des piratages les plus spectaculaires.
Acer a indiqué, dans une lettre envoyée à certains de ses clients, s'être fait dérober les données personnelles d'environ 34 500 personnes. Cela comprend notamment les numéros, dates d'expiration et cryptogrammes de leurs cartes ....
Education about risky behaviors is sorely needed, and banks must help consumers help themselves.
By Ben Knieff
Boston, July 12, 2016 With thousands of confirmed data breaches in 2015 and billions of data records stolen since 2013, the assumption should be that almost all global consumers credentials and/or card information has been compromised. Meanwhile, the underground market for user information has matured so much that ......