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Data breaches continue to rise in the connected age

By | 2017-09-24T19:47:29+00:00 April 23rd, 2017|Data|

Almost 1.4 billion data records compromised in 2016 as hackers targeted large-scale databases across industries - Gemalto. Gemalto’s Breach Level Index has revealed that 1,792 data breaches led to almost 1.4 billion data records being compromised worldwide during 2016, an increase of 86% compared to 2015. Identity theft was the leading type of data breach [...]

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The evolution of ransomware: How a nuisance turned into a business menace

By | 2017-09-24T19:47:30+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Ransomware|

As ransomware rapidly evolves, defenders look for help keeping up Promo To many Internet users it must look as if ransomware arrived out of the blue. Pioneers such as Cryzip started circulating at very low levels in the UK as early as 2006 and yet it wasn’t until 2013 that this type of malware suddenly [...]

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