11th May 2015

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Data Breach Lawsuits: Why is the Failure Rate so High?

Usually, within days, weeks, or months after a business notifies the public of their data breach, it’s almost an absolutely sure bet that the clients will retaliate with a filed lawsuit. Usually these lawsuits seek…

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5th May 2015

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Sally Beauty Supply Suffers Network Breach

After its 2014 breach, Sally Beauty Supply is once again warning its users to watch out for another network intrusion. Sally Beauty Supply is a retailer based in Texas, reporting $3.8 billion of revenue in…

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5th May 2015

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Lawsuit Affiliated with EBay Breach is Dismissed

In late February and early March 2014, eBay suffered a data breach that led to the exposure of passwords and personal information belonging to over 145 million users. According to eBay, stolen personal info included…

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29th May 2014

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Hospital Data Breach; why the dialysis machine opened accounts in your name.

Last time I told you a little bit about why the credit card theft industry is a lot more lucrative and frightening than we initially suspected (to link to this blog click here). What I…

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16th May 2014

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The market for stolen credit cards

Once your credit card information is stolen, it is placed on the credit card black market. This market is increasingly user friendly and operates on websites that could be compared to the Amazon marketplace or…

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15th May 2014

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I stole your credit card

After last year’s Target data breach resulted in millions of people losing credit card information, it became clear that criminals are looking for far more efficient frightening ways of stealing our credit card information. There…

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9th May 2014

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UMass Medical Center Data Breach

On May 5, 2014 UMass Memorial Medical Center, located in Worcester, Massachusetts reported approximately 2,400 breached patient records. An employee of UMass Memorial Medical Center was thought to have accessed the files within the period…

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