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Rippleshot Research: The Top Five Most Compromised MCCs

Posted by Kaleigh Simmons on Apr 9, 2015 4:09:00 PM

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According to the Breach Level Index, over 1 Billion data records were stolen in 2014 - nearly 20% of those including financial information. But where is financial information being compromised, specifically? Rippleshot research has found that over 60% of payment card accounts that got stolen in 2014 can be tied back to five merchant categories.

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Topics: Compromises, Data Breach Statistics

Ten More Data Breach Statistics That Should Have Your Attention

Posted by Sarika Patel on Mar 11, 2015 7:00:00 AM

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The number of U.S. data breaches grew 27.5% and hit a record high of 783 in 2014, according to a recent report released by the Identify Theft Resource Center. With data breaches growing at an alarming rate, you should be aware of the latest statistics. If last month's Data Breach Statistics surprised you, the following will be even more concerning:

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Topics: Industry News, Data Breach Statistics

Ten Data Breach Statistics That Should Have Your Attention

Posted by Kaleigh Simmons on Feb 18, 2015 7:00:00 AM

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While 2014 was aptly named "The Year of the Data Breach," 2015 has unfortunately started off in a similar trajectory, with breaches at several parking services and Anthem suffering the largest healthcare breach in history. On their own, these incidents paint a pretty bleak picture for data security, but in aggregate, they're even more alarming.

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Topics: Industry News, Data Breach Statistics