Trade SecretsAn employee emails trade secrets to her friend who isn't authorized to access it.
ContactsA salesperson loses an folder filled with business cards of customers.
Financial CredentialsA retailer loses the financial credentials of millions of customers to an advanced persistent threat.
Authentication CredentialsAn email service is hacked resulting in the loss of authentication credentials such as passwords.
CommunicationsA video chat app losses videos of millions of personal conversations due to a security flaw in its public API.
Medical DataA doctor sends a patient someone else's medical data.
Personal DataA virus allows an individual to look at the files on a person's mobile device including photos, contacts, communications and receipts of financial transactions.
PhotosA cloud storage app is hacked resulting in the publication of private photos to the public.
Employee RecordsA technician loses a backup containing thousands of employee records including highly confidential details such as salary and medical insurance claims.
DesignsA computer is stolen from an office that contains the confidential product design of an upcoming mobile device.
Financial DataAn employee in accounting mistypes an email address and accidentally sends confidential information regarding a company's quarterly financial results to an outside domain.
|Overview: Data Breach
An incident that results in confidential data potentially being viewed, used or downloaded by an entity that isn't authorized to do so.