The CBC has reported that Russian hackers have stolen 1.2 billion user names and passwords in a series of internet heists affecting 420,000 websites, according to a Milwaukee firm that specializes in uncovering online security breaches.
Hold Security CEO Alex Holden said more accounts could be compromised if the hackers sell the information they have gathered.
The reported break-ins are the latest incidents to raise doubts about the security measures that both big and small companies use to protect people's information online. Security experts believe hackers will continue breaking into computer networks unless companies become more vigilant.
Obviously more needs to be done to protect customer information. For any business, the liability of a security breach is huge, just as it is for those whose information is stolen. Valt.X would have protected this data by not allowing hackers to gain entrance to the database. Repel all attacks with the best security there is.
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