2016 Uber security hack leads to key staff firings

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A massive data breach that affected 57 million customers was not disclosed to those individuals last year. A massive Uber security breach that occurred in 2016 allowed hackers to get their hands on the personal information of 57 million customers. The handling of the event was poor enough that some of the company’s key security department personnel – including its head – have been fired. So far, Uber hasn’t released many details regarding the original handling of the data breach. The company’s press release on the topic did mention that…

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Lack of mobile security could be a major problem for the government

Mobile security is lacking Security has never been a modest problem and it is quickly becoming a priority issue as technology becomes more advanced. Mobile technology, in particular, has come to play an important role in the lives of people around the world. These people share a wealth of information through their smartphones and tablets, and this is not only social or financial information. Mobile devices are becoming quite common in the workplace and many people are using their devices to do business on behalf of their employer. The problem:…

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Looking ahead: The future of mobile security influenced by the disasters of 2013

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2013 may live in infamy concerning mobile security Mobile security has become a major priority, and not just for businesses. With so many people using their smartphones and tablets in their daily lives, the security of their information has never been more attractive to malicious groups that want to exploit it. Over the past year, the issue of security has come up frequently, calling into question the lengths that people and businesses are going to in order to keep their information safe. Though 2013 has come and gone, the past…

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