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Six billion records hacked so far this year


  • Tech News
  • Thursday, 27 Jul 2017

Risk Based Security said in its mid-year report that it   identified 2,227 publicly disclosed data compromise events through June 30, affecting business, government, medical and educational data. — AFP Relaxnews

Risk Based Security said in its mid-year report that it identified 2,227 publicly disclosed data compromise events through June 30, affecting business, government, medical and educational data. — AFP Relaxnews

A surge in computer hacking has led to the breach of more than six billion records so far this year, topping the total for 2016, security researchers said Tuesday.

Virginia-based Risk Based Security said in its mid-year report that it identified 2,227 publicly disclosed data compromise events through June 30 affecting business, government, medical and educational data.

   

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