[Owasp-austin] looking for examples of security breaches costing $

Dan Cornell dan at denimgroup.com
Thu Jun 18 15:08:14 EDT 2009

I would look through the recent Verizon data breach investigations
report as well as the Web Hacking Incidents Database:

Verizon 2009 Data Breach Report:

Verizon 2009 Data Breach Report (press release):

Web Hacking Incidents Database (original site):

Web Hacking Incidents Database (new site):



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> Hello gang,
> I have an online book about security, located here:
> http://www.subspacefield.org/security/security_concepts.html
> In Section 4, I'm looking for examples where security failures led to
> the bankruptcy of a company or large fines.
> So far I've got the TJ Maxx incident, and the Greek cellphone tapping
> incident, but am looking for others.
> I know we had a speaker who talked about PCI compliance and perhaps
> someone involved with that kind of work would be aware of other
> examples.
> Oh, and please pass the link to the book on to anyone you might know
> who is interested.
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