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2016 Data Breaches Running 10% Ahead of Last Year

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: April 13, 2016 in Industry News
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The latest count from the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) reports that there have been 227 data breaches recorded through April 5, 2016, and that more than 6.2 million records have been exposed since the beginning of the year. The total number of reported breaches...

‘Panama papers’ came from e-mail server hack at Mossack Fonseca

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: April 7, 2016 in Industry News
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The staggering, Wikileaks-beating “Panama Papers” data exfiltration has been attributed to the breach of an e-mail server last year. The leak of documents from Panama-based, internationally-franchised firm Mossack Fonseca appears to confirm what has long been suspected but rarely proven: well-heeled politicians, businesses, investors, and criminals...

AMERICAN EXPRESS NOTIFIES CARDHOLDERS OF THIRD-PARTY BREACH

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: March 17, 2016 in Industry News
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American Express has begun notifying cardholders that their data may have been compromised in a third-party breach. A notification letter filed on March 10 with California’s attorney general indicates that AmEx account numbers, user names and other information including expiration dates may have been accessed. ...

Data Breaches at Cox, Mansueto Expose Employees’ Personal Info

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: March 10, 2016 in Industry News
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Recent breaches at Cox Communications and Mansueto Ventures have exposed thousands of employees' personal data. Motherboard yesterday reported that approximately 40,000 Cox Communications employees' names, email addresses, phone numbers and other data were recently offered for sale on the dark Web. The hacker selling the data didn't...