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Data Breaches Hit Car Manufacturers

Know-how, trade secrets, and personal data of employees and customers are the most common data types leaked from manufacturers by hackers and malicious or negligent insiders. This is a digest of recent confidential information leaks from car manufacturing companies, prepared by InfoWatch Analytical Center.

Data Breaches by Contractors

In today’s digital era, businesses share more and more corporate information with their partners and therefore should pick service providers with great care and subject to confidentiality agreements. This is a digest of data leaks by contractors, prepared by InfoWatch Analytical Center.

Education Data Breaches

As students are soon back to schools and universities, InfoWatch Analytical Center has prepared a digest of recent education data leaks.

Data leak exposes names, ID numbers, and plain-text passwords of 934,000 South Africans

A South African database containing sensitive personal data, which appears to have originated from a traffic fine platform, has been leaked online, The Mybroadband reports.

Data Leaks from Public Eateries

Visiting cafés, restaurants, coffee houses, and other such places increases the risk of data, primarily payment details, being leaked. This is a digest of recent leaks from public eateries, prepared by InfoWatch Analytical Center.

Leaks Through Messengers and Mobile Apps in Summer 2018

Messengers and mobile apps have become essential tools for information exchange, communication, and entertainment. However, you should always be careful as this seemingly easy data exchange can lead to serious problems. This is a digest of data leaks through these channels that occurred in the summer of 2018, prepared by InfoWatch Analytical Center.

Employee-Driven Leaks in Healthcare

InfoWatch Analytical Center has prepared a digest of data leaks from healthcare and pharma organizations, this time focusing on intentional incidents involving employees.

How Manufacturing Enterprises Lose Trade Secrets and Customer Data

This is a digest of high-profile leaks that have hit manufacturing enterprises since the beginning of summer 2018, prepared by InfoWatch Analytical Center.

Five Largest Fines for Medical Data Leaks

The U.S. healthcare system – one of the most developed in the world – still regularly suffers information leaks despite the efforts of the government and professional community. Over the last three years alone, the amount of fines for information security violations here approached $50 million. According to InfoWatch Analytical Center, the U.S. accounted for over 70% of all medical data leaks worldwide in 2017.

Football Leaks: Data Lost During 2018 FIFA World Cup

On July 15, 2018, the 21st FIFA World Cup came to the end in Russia. This is a digest of the most notable confidential data leaks that happened during this premier football tournament, prepared by InfoWatch Analytical Center.

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