Internal data breaches a rarity

In 85 percent of the cases, 7Safe found that the compromised information was payment and card data, and the main attack route was through the sort of unsophisticated SQL injection attacks databases are supposed to be able to resist. Shared hosting was a common theme, whereby an attacker undermines one website and uses the same vulnerability to attack others on the same host.

“The analysis proves that many organisations who declare themselves compliant with the PCI Data Security Standards are not even close,” the report concludes.

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