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10 Data Breach Vulnerabilities Revealed

Industry experts offer insights on top hidden vulnerabilities that can cause data breach
PORTLAND, Ore., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It's not a plot on a TV show.

Hidden vulnerabilities lie in everyday activities that can expose personal information and lead to data breach, including buying gas with a credit card or wearing a pacemaker. Every transaction and health record is now collected, categorized, sorted, and analyzed--and can be hacked. Microcomputers that control aspects of everyday life--from heart rhythms and insulin levels (see Hidden Hazards: The Computers Inside), to the operation of manufacturing plants and data centers, to the use of electricity in homes and gasoline usage in cars--are increasingly at risk for data breach and can threaten public safety.

Industry experts offer insights on top hidden vulnerabilities that can cause data breach:

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