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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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UK identity fraud reaches record levels

By | 2017-09-24T19:47:30+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Fraud|

The UK fraud prevention service is calling for better education about fraud and financial crime as identity fraud, which is often cyber-enabled, hits the highest levels ever recorded A record 172,919 identity frauds were recorded in 2016, according to the latest figures released by UK fraud prevention service Cifas. That represents an increase of nearly [...]

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