In July 2019, Equifax settled a lawsuit stemming from its 2017 data breach, which exposed the personal information of 147 million people. Under the settlement with the FTC, CFPB and state attorneys general, Equifax has agreed to spend up to $425 million to help people affected by the data breach.

Crooks abuse Google Analytics to conceal theft of payment card data Ecommerce site’s “blind trust” makes the service a perfect place to dump data. Dan Goodin - Jun 22, 2020 8:36 pm UTC. Pompeo takes aim at Chinese tech firms over data theft Jul 08, 2020 Former acting Homeland Security inspector general indicted Mar 06, 2020 Identity Theft Resource Center®’s Annual End-of-Year Data

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Toronto man charged after alleged theft of 407 ETR data In May of 2018, CBC News reported that York Regional Police's fraud unit was investigating the "internal theft" of customer data from 407 ETR, the company that oversees Highway 407.

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Alarmed by 'data theft' reports, IRCTC to institute cyber security cell. Although allegations about “data theft” have been completely rejected by the India’s largest e-commerce portal, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) saying that the “leaked data” doesn’t match its own database, efforts are in process to institute a cyber security cell. Mar 15, 2018 · Identity theft is one of the most common outcomes from data breaches. 31.7% of breach victims in 2016 later experienced identity fraud, compared to just 2.8% of individuals not notified of a data breach in 2016, according to Javelin. Data Loss and Data Theft In today’s ‘information age’, the loss or theft of data can have severe consequences. Some of the personal information that’s stored on your computer may be difficult to replace, or could give cybercriminals the opportunity to steal your digital identity and steal your money. Worst States & Cities For Auto Theft According to nationwide statistics, the worst city for auto theft is Albuquerque, New Mexico. It has the highest number of auto thefts per capita based on the most recent data. In 2017, the vehicle theft rate was at 1096.8 per 100,000 residents. There were a grand total of 9,989 vehicles stolen that year.