Report: 75 million records compromised so far in 2014

An updated report indicates that since this time last year, breaches have increased by 29.4 percent, with 568 breaches occurring this year.

Apple releases iOS 8.0.2 to quell buggy update complaints

The update comes soon after the company released iOS 8.0.1, which caused issues for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users.

Attackers quick to exploit Bash bug, security industry responds quicker

Less than a week after the vulnerability's discovery and only a day after it was revealed, cybercriminals began exploiting the bug to create botnets and determine future attacks.

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Product Reviews

ThreatTrack Security VIPRE Business Premium v6.5

Helps enterprises manage and control endpoint security by combining a small-footprint, anti-virus agent with integrated patch management and mobile device management (MDM) capability.

McAfee Email Protection

McAfee Email Gateway protects networks from viruses, undesirable content, spam and other threats.

Data Breach Blog


Falling off the 'Wagon of Things'

The Internet of Things promises so much. And so the question arises, how are we going to keep all this 'stuff' safe and secure?


More than 800 million personal records have been involved in U.S. breaches since January 2005, according to new research from the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse. Also this month, IT security professionals are starting to have a higher perception of risk to corporate, industrial and governmental infrastructure because of cyber security threats.

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