Computer hackers growing in numbers as security breaches increase

Computer hackers growing in numbers as security breaches increase

Partial transcript of a story from July 2015, click the link below for the full article at abc.net.au.

TICKY FULLERTON: This week, customers using the Ashley Madison relationship cheating service got a nasty shock. Their personal details had been hacked. 30 million people held their breath including 1 million Australians apparently. But hackers aren’t just interested in people cheating on their partners, they’re increasingly attacking a growing number of databases holding highly sensitive personal information. In the US, health insurance details were stolen, in another case the hackers stole fingerprints held by the US Government. Margot O’Neil takes up the story.

http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2015/s4280609.htm

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