Hackers have some pretty high-tech skills at their disposal, skills that can put some industry techxperts to shame. With all the news of record-setting numbers of data breaches and sophisticated internet operatives, it’s easy to forget that not all data breaches are so high-tech.
Two sites with your information hit with massive breaches.
All you wanted was a burrito, but you may have gotten a side of data breach.
A lot of people might scratch their heads at having to create a username and password for seemingly harmless online accounts. Anything where money isn’t involved or personal data isn’t entered shouldn’t need strong security protocols, right?
As if telemarketers weren’t pesky enough, a recently discovered data breach of a healthcare telemarketing firm resulted in almost one million senior citizens’ information being posted available online.
States across the US have been enacting legislation to protect their citizens in the event of a data breach since California first did it back in 2003. The most recent state, New Mexico, marks the 48th state to implement new laws that require speedy notification.
Job seekers in ten different states have been notified of a data breach that affected American JobLink Alliance (AJLA) earlier this month.