data breach Tag Archive

Privacy

Why do data breaches happen? 4 myths debunked

Wham—news of a data breach breaks. Updates flood the internet, accusations fly between parties, and everyone speculates. Why? How? What happens now? Amid the chaos and the hype, it can be difficult to get clear, accurate information about what’s really going on when a data breach occurs. While data breaches are certainly a complex issue, […]

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Your favorite journalists’ next data breach article (a.k.a. Monday Mad Libs)

Need a break from your Monday? Want a small retreat to your childhood? Interested in keeping up with trending news? Look no further—Abine Mad Libs is here. Abine likes to stay in the loop about current data breaches, but they occur so frequently that, after a while, all the data breach articles start to look […]

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The fight for data privacy: what developments are in the works

It may seem that in the fight for data privacy, the American people are sorely losing. The list of major companies that have been racked with data breaches grows each day, and recent hacks (like that of Yahoo emails) only  make internet privacy seem more hopeless. But here at Abine, we’re keeping up with data […]

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Massive Target data breach: 40 million shoppers’ cards stolen

Your personal information can be stolen any time, anywhere. And from Black Friday until earlier this week, there’s a good chance it happened to you. During the busiest shopping weeks of the year, Target experienced a huge data breach, where over 40 million Americans’ credit and debit card information was stolen. “Any of our customers that […]

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