This Startup Aims to Scour the Dark Web for Data Breaches

Data breaches have become a major problem for companies that house consumer data. Retailers such as Target and Home Depot, and health-care companies, such as Anthem and Community Health Systems, have lost millions of dollars and credibility with their customers after suffering attacks.Aaccording to to a survey research firm, online thieves stole more than a Billion records containing personally identifiable information last year. That cost companies more than $445 billion dollars. And companies don't always notice the breaches right away.. The delay between compromise and detection is a common problem for all companies A new startup called Terbium Labs aims to change that.The copmay was founded by two researchers from Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory and was announced on Wednesday. The company uses a combination of two technologies to give businesses a private way to detect data leaked to the Web.