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Bitcoin on the rise, while cryptocurrency security remains flimsy

On December 1, 2020, the Bitcoin has set a new record high of $19,906. But the cryptocurrency market is not all roses. These new means of payment were created to protect the anonymity of the deals. But in reality, they are not always safe. Cryptocurrency exchanges get hacked, and the holders of the funds get scammed on the regular basis. And of course, the anonymity of cryptocurrencies is getting abused by the dealers of illegal goods on the dark web. 

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Pandemic in every way: alarming surge in cybercrime

The new coronavirus pandemic has brought a lot of unfortunate changes to our lives, including the spike in cybercrime. The feelings of uncertainty and anxiety made people more vulnerable to social engineering attacks, especially phishing. As the result, lots of financial and sensitive data was compromised.

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Breach Report awaits you at the Digital Transformation EXPO

Breach Report, as a dedicated cyber security service with one of the largest databases of breached account and private data leaks states its mission to make the Internet a safer place. We are actively involved in informing the industry and private sector about the benefits of the Dark Web Monitoring service and prevention of data leakage.

We look forward to seeing everyone at the Digital Transformation EXPO on September 29-October 1, 2020, where Breach Report will take part as a Media Partner.

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Hackers go rogue: chain of attacks on tech giants

Data leaks can be very dangerous. Compromised records may allow cybercriminals to steal valuable assets such as intellectual property, financial resources, or extort multi-million ransom. Unfortunately, the last couple of weeks were eventful in terms of resonant cyberattacks. Several IT giants suffered serious data breaches.

 

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Life never stops teaching: e-learning platform hacks on the rise

 

The global pandemic led to an unprecedented increase in the number of people learning online. According to Verizon’s 2019 Data Breach Investigation Report, in the education industry, human errors resulted in 35% of all cyber breaches. With so many academic institutions introducing remote communication practices for the first time, and new inexperienced users, this number is expected to go up.

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