Data Theft

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Wikipedia Definition & Overview – Data Theft
Data theft is a growing problem primarily perpetrated by office workers with access to technology such as desktop computers and hand-held devices capable of storing digital information such as USB flash drives, iPods and even digital cameras.


Bloomberg webpage on Data Theft news
Data theft news, photos, and videos.

Data Theft Leaves Trail Across the Globe
This article cites an incident of a massive data theft which led to an investigation in India.

Data Theft Reaches an Astronomical Height
This article illustrates one of the largest data theft of 3.3 million people in the U.S.

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Identity Theft Center
Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) is a nonprofit, nationally respected organization dedicated exclusively to the understanding and prevention of identity theft.

Internet Activist Charged in M.I.T. Data Theft
Aaron Swartz, a 24-year-old programmer and online political activist, has been indicted in Boston on charges that he stole more than four million documents from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and JSTOR.

Social Engineering (Computer Data Security)
This is a definition from which has many hot-links to technical terms and references to other articles and works that are closely related.

The Greatest Data Thefts in History
A history of information crime, from the secret Chinese recipe for tea production to massive data breaches at Google and Sony.

Video: This Trick Protects Your iPad From Data Theft
Whether you take your iPad out with you everywhere you go or leave it sitting at home where nosy family members reside, your iPad is highly susceptible to data theft. Watch how you can protect your iPad from data theft.

Video — YouTube
Cyber Liability and Data Theft Loss Insurance (05/01/10)