Information from over one billion users has been stolen after Yahoo discovered it has befallen to yet another cyber attack. Billions of people have had their personal information stolen, including emails, passwords and dates of birth.
In the ever-increasing list of “worst-ever government data breaches”, we’re lucky we can learn from the mistakes of others. But this shouldn’t make us complacent.
Across the globe, governments and businesses are scrambling to mitigate the damage that could be caused by potential data breaches, and further, legislation being introduced by Federal Governments is beginning to focus on cybersecurity and reporting requirements in the case of a serious breach.