A Look Back at the Top 7 Data Breaches of 2015

21 January 2016

In its annual year-in-review report, B2B technology public relations agency 10Fold analyzed more than 700 of the past year’s data breaches, finding that they were responsible for compromising more than 193.4 million personal records. Charged with exposing upward of 5 million records each, seven attacks in particular stand out as the most egregious. According to Read More…

Data Breach Affects More Than 300,000 Canadian Children

21 January 2016

While many adults are aware of their risk of identity theft, they rarely consider that their children are equally vulnerable. A recent data breach at electronic toy and education company VTech has now brought this issue to the front of many parents’ minds, as hackers managed to gain access to data from more than 10 Read More…

Do You Know the Difference Between a Fraud Alert and a Credit Freeze?

21 January 2016

Some identity theft victims find out after noticing certain activity on their credit reports. Others get a letter in the mail informing them their personal data may have been leaked in a corporate data breach. Still others don’t know until their credit card is denied at a cash machine. No matter how they learn their Read More…