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285 Million Records: A Great Year for Data Thieves

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posted on Sep, 29 2009 @ 04:07 PM
In this Data Breech Investigations Report, from Verizon, It is clear that the security of personal data is, at large, non-existent.

With over 30% of the datae theft implicating insiders, is it any wonder there is global meltdown? Consequently, as the data black market grows, we are exposed to potential ID theft more so now than ever before.

Our forensics team analyzed thousands of data points from investigations around the world – including many never publicly reported – and found that in 2008 alone, more than 285 million records were compromised. That’s more than the previous four years combined.


Edit Typo and rephrase

[edit on 29-9-2009 by imd12c4funn]


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