Computer Security/Data Breach

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A data breach is the intentional or unintentional release of secure or private/confidential information to an untrusted environment. Other terms for this phenomenon include unintentional information disclosure, data leak and also data spill. Incidents range from concerted attack by black hats associated with organized crime, political activist or national governments to careless disposal of used computer equipment or data storage media.[1]

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Case studies of data breach events (based on haveibeenpwned.com):

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External Links[edit | edit source]

  • Have I been pwned? - Check if you have an account that has been compromised in a data breach

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