Analysis: Lost identity - Theft is biggest risk

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The theft or loss of a computer or other data-storage medium was responsible for 54 per cent of all data breaches between July and October 2006 that could lead to identity theft, while 28 per cent of such breaches were caused by insecure policy. Source: Symnatec.

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