2011 Sees 855 hacking incidents, 174 million compromised records, Verizon Yearly Summary

vzbGlobal giant Verizon has released a yearly report on data breaches. In the report they have gone on to label 2011 as " year of civil and cultural uprising". The report which has been put together from data obtained from many government agency's including the Australian Federal Police, Irish Reporting & Information security service (IRIssCeRT),  United states secret service (Usss) and many others has returned results that amount over 174 million compromised records being logged as breached in just 2011 alone. the report which goes into deep detail about the attacks, types of data, reasons for attacks and people behind the computer who are carrying out these attacks is a 2.3mb PDF file and can be found here or viewed below via google docs.

Lee Johnstone

Lee Johnstone

Information Security Data Analyst, Investigative Journalist, Technology Lover, Mechanic.

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