2005 worst year for breaches of computer security


Data breaches disclosed at Marriott International, Ford Motor, ABN Amro Mortgage Group and Sam's Club this month capped what computer experts call the worst year ever for known computer security breaches. At least 130 reported breaches have exposed more than 55 million Americans to potential ID theft this year. Security experts warn that wayward personal data, such as Social Security and credit card numbers, could end up in the hands of criminals and feed a growing problem. 2005 worst year for breaches of computer security - Yahoo! News

Linked by shanmuga Thursday, 29th December 2005 8:59PM