By Derek Brink
Quick – how many times in the last couple of months have you been advised to change your password, because of a high-profile security breach or vulnerability?
Let’s see now … there was the highly sensationalized Heartbleed bug, which probably affected several sites that you use regularly. Then there was the breach at eBay, which compromised a database containing the passwords and personal information of 145 million subscribers.
More recently, we have the breach of servers at Domino’s Pizza in France and Belgium, which compromised the following personal information of about 650,000 consumers (592,000 in France, and 58,000 in Belgium):
Source: Aberdeen Group