Items Tagged with "Data Loss"
April 27, 2011 Added by:Jared Carstensen
What this means for those affected: Your name, date of birth, address, billing address and contact details are most likely not going to change - so this information could be as valuable in a year or two to these criminals, as it is now - potentially even more valuable...
April 27, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"We have discovered that between April 17 and April 19, 2011, certain PlayStation Network and Qriocity service user account information was compromised in connection with an illegal and unauthorized intrusion into our network..."
April 26, 2011 Added by:Anton Chuvakin
Perception of electronic and digital risks does not come naturally to people – and IT managers and directors are people too. So many organizations will severely underestimate computer risks and, sadly some would pay with their very existence for this mistake...
April 25, 2011 Added by:Robert Siciliano
These virtual dollars and virtual goods have real value. Virtual currency includes the points customers receive from retailers, merchants, airlines, hotels, and credit card companies through loyalty programs. These points are the second most traded currency on the planet...
April 22, 2011 Added by:Headlines
The responsibility for protecting personal identifying information is on those who request and store it. All entities that collect personal information need to understand the concept that only they can safeguard our information, and that this safeguarding must be an urgent priority...
April 19, 2011 Added by:Rafal Los
Money and technology alone won't bring us secure software or applications. Many times the idea of spending a large chunk of money on tools alone sounds appealing because someone selling you something says that you should - but I'd like to urge caution...
April 19, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"There has been a shift in the threat landscape, and organized crime is targeting medium to small-sized businesses in the US. What we're seeing is the bad guys exploiting people who haven't taken basic security considerations into account in their small business..."
April 12, 2011 Added by:Headlines
The records contained the names and mailing addresses of individuals, Social Security numbers, and to varying degrees also contained other information such as dates of birth or driver’s license numbers...
April 11, 2011 Added by:Headlines
Estimations indicated that the names, email addresses and telephone numbers of at least 420 thousand clients have been compromised, and that the login credentials, financial information, and credit scores for as many as thirteen thousand accounts may also have been exposed...
April 08, 2011 Added by:Headlines
“Any company that is privileged to manage the information that a company maintains about its customers should be paying attention... Customers will surely start to wonder if they can’t trust these firms with their email addresses..."
April 05, 2011 Added by:Headlines
As the Epsilon data breach continues to grow to epic proportion, with the latest reports estimating that the client data of at least fifty major company's has been compromised, Tom Brewster has published an article with his list of the top ten most embarrassing data breaches to date...
April 04, 2011 Added by:Headlines
The company states that their systems experienced and unauthorized access event that has exposed the names and email addresses of the customers the company's clients serve. Initial reports indicate that no financial data was revealed in the breach...
April 01, 2011 Added by:Bill Gerneglia
Those are some of the findings of the 2010 US Cost of a Data Breach study from the Ponemon Institute. The benchmark study looked at the experiences of 51 US companies in 15 industry sectors; it's the sixth annual such survey done by Ponemon...
March 29, 2011 Added by:Alexander Rothacker
We thought it might be fun to take a look at which higher education institutions would make the “Data Breach Final Four”. Based on the number of reported records breached in 2010, we put together brackets for what we are calling the 2010 Higher Education Data Breach Madness...
March 15, 2011 Added by:Headlines
The DMHC has opened an investigation into the the security practices of Health Net after the company reported that they can not locate nine network server drives from the Rancho Cordova data center that contain as many as 1.9 million current and former customer records...
March 14, 2011 Added by:Headlines
The list covers data loss events from retail, corporate, and government entities. In most of the listed events, at some point the loss could have been prevented, making a periodic review of these breaches important for reminding everyone how easy it can be to make history for all the wrong reasons...