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Posted on: 28 Mar 2017 

Posted By: ITWiser Webmaster

1.4 Billion records exposed last year!


It has been reported that last year in 2016 almost 1.4 billion data records were leaked and compromised worldwide. When these results were compared to 2015 breaches and leaks it has risen 86%.

Security firm Gemalto create a Breach Level Index (BLI) report, according to this report the leak occurred across 1,792 breaches last year. In 2016 ID theft was the leading breach type which accounted for 59% of the overall result.

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