Phishing remains a data breach weapon of choice, says Verizon

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Eighty-nine percent of the data breaches tracked by Verizon were either financially or espionage motivated and conducted within minutes courtesy of phishing and stolen credentials.

Those are some of the key takeaways from Verizon's 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR), which analyzed 100,000 incidents of which 2,260 were confirmed data breaches.

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