The 5 Worst Hacks and Breaches of 2016 and What They Mean for 2017

2016 was not the best year for security, at least where high-profile breaches, hacks, and data leaks were concerned. The year saw yet another laundry list of big-name companies, organizations, and websites hit with distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, huge caches of customer data and passwords hitting the black market for sale to the highest bidder, and all manner of malware and ransomware intrusions. There's plenty that businesses can do to mitigate these...

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This Week in Breaches: The Mega Breaches Keep On Coming

Mega breaches have been one of the prominent stories of 2016, begging the question – will it ever stop? Vk.com, Russia’s version of Facebook, is another social media platform in less than two weeks to have an old data breach resurface. 100 million account credentials are now being traded on the dark web. LeakedSource obtained the database from a user who goes by “Tessa88@exploit.im”, the same identity associated with last week’s...

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