July 14, 2016
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Data breaches cost healthcare industry $6.2B & 4 more key statistics

The influx of new available technology for healthcare organizations presents both opportunities and risks, as hackers understand the value personal medical records carry, according to Dark […]
July 11, 2016
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Pokemon Go: When video games get too real

The whirlwind success of Pokémon Go has added US$7.5-billion to Nintendo’s market value over the course of a few days, but it’s also sparked a series […]
July 8, 2016
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Bank Cyber Attacks Said to Prompt Fed to Prepare New Safeguards

U.S. regulators plan to require banks to adopt baseline safeguards to shield themselves from cyberthreats after a series of assaults cost the industry billions of dollars […]
July 5, 2016
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Data breach costs surge 29% to $4M

The average cost of a data breach for companies surveyed has grown to $4 million, representing a 29% increase since 2013, according to IBM. A study […]
June 27, 2016
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List of data breaches and cyber attacks in June 2016 (289,000,000+ records leaked)

This month’s list is a little earlier than usual, so I expect that I’ll be updating it more than usual over the remainder of the month. […]
June 24, 2016
Safety concept: data security on digital background

Average cost of a data breach up 12.5 per cent among Canadian firms studied: Report

Canadian CISOs who want more hard data to convince the C-suite and boards to devote more resources to cybersecurity have a new report to show. If […]
June 20, 2016
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Average cost of data breach now US$4 million

The average cost of a data breach is now US$4 million, up 29% from US$3.79 million in 2015. The average cost per stolen record is US$158. […]
June 13, 2016
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Twitter Locks Out Millions After Data Breach

Late last week, a password leak hit Twitter, and the company locked millions of user accounts as a result. It was reported that the login credentials […]
June 3, 2016
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Data Breaches Up 22% So Far in 2016

The latest count from the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) reports that there have been 430 data breaches recorded this year through May 31, 2016, and […]
June 2, 2016
An employee works on a laptop computer at LinkedIn Corp. headquarters in Mountain View, California, U.S., on Monday, July 28, 2014. LinkedIn Corp. is scheduled to release earnings figures on July 31. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images

LinkedIn Lost 167 Million Account Credentials in Data Breach

Much more than the 6.5 million originally thought. Remember LinkedIn’s 2012 data breach? A hacker stole 6.5 million encrypted passwords from the site and posted them […]
June 1, 2016
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MySpace hacking might be the biggest data breach yet

If you were a registered MySpace user before 2013, your account might be one of the 360 million compromised. Time Inc., owner of MySpace, confirmed Tuesday […]
May 31, 2016
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65 million hacked Tumblr passwords are up for sale

65,469,298 Tumblr passwords are being sold on the dark web. The customer details are the latest from a historic data breach to be touted online, with […]