Since last October, Terbium Labs has seen a steady stream of data coming out of Brazil. We’ve talked about this before, when news broke about the Poseidon Group last year. We’ve had ongoing discussions with others in the industry about the kind of data we’re seeing (hint: there’s a lot of PII) and why. We expected to see an increase in activity around the Olympics, and we did.
SO, HOW DID IT ALL SHAKE OUT?
The Olympics aren’t over yet. Let’s start there. The Paralympic games begin September 1st, and Rio will continue to play host to a series of incredible athletes from around the world. The media’s coverage, however, will fall off steeply now that the closing ceremonies for non-disabled athletes are over, and along with the drop off in media coverage we expect to see a slight drop off in leaked data.
DATA LEAKS WON’T STOP, HOWEVER. THEY NEVER DO.
What exactly has happened so far, though? About what