Data Breaches Articles
Your Info Was Breached. What Now? If you’ve ever received a letter saying that you’re part of a data breach, you’re not alone.
PlayStation, Xbox Data Breaches Compromise 2.5M Accounts Video game fans with user accounts for two popular systems, PlayStation and Xbox, are probably aware by now that the forums for both systems were hacked last week, compromising 2.5 million accounts.
The Random Nature of Data Breaches With the ever-present news of yet another data breach, it’s easy for the public to fall victim to “data breach fatigue.” This very real phenomenon occurs when we’re bombarded with another headline, another notification letter, another alert from our credit card company. The public might easily think data breaches are commonplace and impossible to prevent, but that’s actually the worst reaction any of us could have.
ITRC has been tracking and compiling statistics on data breaches since 2005. Our findings are reported below or you can view the multi-year report.