Recently there has been a massive data breach that exposed millions of people. Upon installing the Ai.Type keyboard the application requested full access to your phone which recorded every letter or number you typed. Why would a keyboard and emoji application need to gather the entire data of the user’s phone or tablet? Great question.
A data breach is a cataclysmic invasion of privacy which can wreak havoc on both businesses and private individuals. 2017 surpassed the total number of data breaches in 2016 by mid-year. Today we touch up on what to do after a data breach.
Forever 21 implemented encryption and tokenization in 2015, but it appears the security measures were not implemented at some point-of-sale machines. On Tuesday Forever 21 was notified by a third-party that there “may have been unauthorized access to data from payment cards” between March 2017 and October 2017.