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  • Data theft: Top 5 most expensive data breaches

    Data theft: Top 5 most expensive data breaches

    Data theft is off to a troubling start this year, with two massive breaches occurring in March and April. Hackers' success in grabbing millions of records at Epsilon and Sony are just the latest example of increasingly sophisticated attempts to steal sensitive personal information. Here's a list of the five most expensive data theft cases in the United States:

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  • Data theft: Top 5 most expensive data breaches

    Data theft: Top 5 most expensive data breaches

    Data theft is off to a troubling start this year, with two massive breaches occurring in March and April. Hackers' success in grabbing millions of records at Epsilon and Sony are just the latest example of increasingly sophisticated attempts to steal sensitive personal information. Here's a list of the five most expensive data theft cases in the United States:

  • Sony data breach could be most expensive ever

    Sony data breach could be most expensive ever

    Sony Corp.'s PlayStation Network and Sony Online Entertainment suffered data breaches that could cost up to $2 billion.

  • E-mail breach at Epsilon may prove costly

    E-mail breach at Epsilon may prove costly

    The Epsilon breach involved millions of addresses at some of America's best-known companies. Some security breaches can cost hundreds of dollars per compromised record.