Wednesday, November 02, 2005

2005 - Year of the Data Breach

The Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, a consumer advocacy group in San Diego, has counted 80 data breaches since February, involving threats to the personal information of more than 50 million people. The organization defines data breaches as the theft or leak of personal information such as account numbers and driver's license numbers that could be useful to identity thieves.

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posted by Michel-Adrien at 6:53 pm


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