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Web app attacks, PoS intrusions and cyberespionage leading causes of data breaches

2015/04/14

IDG News Service - (International) Findings from Verizon's recently released annual Data Breach Investigations Report revealed that the top industries affected by data breaches in the last year were public administration, financial services, manufacturing, accommodations, and retail, and that over two-thirds of cyberespionage incidents since 2013 involved phishing attacks. The report also determined that banking information and credentials were the most common records stolen, among other findings.

Source: http://www.networkworld.com/article/2909953/web-app-attacks-pos-intrusions-and-cyberespionage-leading-causes-of-data-breaches.html

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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