Comments: Details Of 92 Million Brazilians Auctioned On Underground Forums

Someone is auctioning on underground forums a database allegedly containing personal information of 92 million Brazilian citizens. They claim that every record is real and unique.The seller also advertises a search service focused on Brazilians, saying that they can dig up details about an individual starting from minimum initial data.


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Paul Edon, Senior Director (EMEA) ,  Tripwire
October 07, 2019
Typically, security spend has been associated with maintaining regulatory compliance.
There is a trend that can be seen across both the public and the private sector. Typically, security spend has been associated with maintaining regulatory compliance. If that budget can be minimized and compliance can be achieved, the business can continue operating. As we have seen, there have been many high profile data breaches that have had serious financial implications to the affected organi ....
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Corin Imai, Senior Security Advisor ,  DomainTools
October 07, 2019
Organizations - public and private - need to become smarter at protecting data to mitigate the risk to their customers and their own companies.
The potential exposure of 92 million records of Brazilian citizens is the latest in a long line of high profile data breaches targeted at public institutions, and proves our current data protection model is woefully inadequate. Data breaches happen daily, in too many places at once to keep count – and cybercriminals aren’t likely to let up anytime soon. Organizations - public and private - nee ....
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