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  • Personal data breaches are on the rise, with new research revealing that 18% of online adults have had important personal information stolen, such as their social security number, credit card or bank account information.
  • A hack at Iowa State University has exposed the social security numbers, names and birth dates of almost 30,000 students. Also, an additional 18,949 students' university IDs may have been compromised.
  • The consumerization of IT and the bring-your-own-device phenomenon in the enterprise has given rise to concerns over data security stemming from risky mobile applications and unsecured devices. The US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is attempting to address the concerns with the launch of an open-source web application for managing the mobile app vetting process, dubbed AppVet.
  • Verizon released its Verizon Data Breach Investigations report (DBIR) this week, showing both an uptick in security incidents and a rising inability of enterprises to keep up with the rapidly evolving innovation on the part of cyber-attackers. Security firms were quick to weigh in with a slew of comments to Infosecurity about the report findings.
  • SMS trojans are starting to appear in more and more countries, and for the first time, researchers have detected an active SMS trojan in the US.
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