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Identity Theft Breaches Increased 49% From 2H 2016 to 1H 2017

January 8, 2018 | Content Aggregator - Single Slide | Threats & Incidents

The number of breaches related to identity theft increased sharply from the second half of 2016 to the first half of 2017, according to a study by Gemalto. During the second half of 2016, the number of total identity theft breaches was 456, and that numberspiked nearly 50 percent to 680 for the first six months of 2017.
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