Data-fusion companies are making files on everyone — even you

Forget telephoto lenses and fake mustaches: The most important tools for America’s 35,000 private investigators are database subscription services.  For more than a decade, professional snoops have been able to search troves of public and nonpublic records — known addresses, DMV records, photographs of a person’s car — and condense them into comprehensive reports costing […] Read more »

The Medical Identity Theft Apocalypse? Fear the Walking Files

Criminal cyber attacks on healthcare information repositories have increased 125% since 2010. With the announcement of the Excellus breach last week, the total number of big-headline medical information compromises reported in 2015 (such as Anthem, Primera, Carefirst) had crossed the mind-blowing demarcation line of 100 million files. Cloud Computing Related Posts:Data-fusion companies are making files […] Read more »