May 17, 2018

Getting Compliant with GDPR

By May 25, 2018 all companies that store personal data for EU citizens for transactions that occur within EU must be compliant with the GDPR. This new regulation is replacing the outdated Data Protection Directive, and pays increased attention to …

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May 7, 2018

4iQ Identity Breach Report 2018

Identities in the Wild: The Tsunami of Breached Identities Continues

Today, we released the 4iQ Identity Breach Report 2018“Identities in the Wild; The Tsunami of Breached Identities Continues.” This report is based on an analysis of breached and …

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April 17, 2018

Data Breach Defined

These days, it’s hard to read the news without mention of a “hack” or “breach” or “cyberattack”. But what is not well understood outside the industry is that these terms often have very different meanings when it comes to knowing …

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March 7, 2018

4iQ Releases Latest Report into the 1.4 Billion Clear Text Credentials Trove

In December, 4iQ reported on an archived file with a 41GB database of 1.4 billion clear text credentials, which included usernames and clear text password pairs. The discovery received enormous interest from consumers who requested confirmation on whether their credentials …

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December 18, 2017

4iQ Discovers 1.4 Billion Clear Text Credentials in a Single Database

New Credential Breach Validates the Need for Password Management and Guidelines to Prevent Account Takeover

Now, even unsophisticated and wannabe hackers can access the largest trove ever of sensitive credentials in an underground community forum. Is the cybercrime epidemic about

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