USA Today’s list of the biggest data breaches and hacks of all time

Since we are hearing a lot about data breaches in the news the last few days, here is a short video and chart, from USA Today of the biggest data breaches in history. This was originally published in October 2017, but was just updated on December 3, 2018. The main article is located here.



“Data breaches have become a fact of digital life, and they seem to be getting bigger. Here’s USA TODAY’s list of the largest reported breaches, in order of magnitude.


Yahoo! | December 2016
Marriott | November 2018
Yahoo! | September 2016
MySpace | May 2016
Under Armour | March 2018
Equifax | September 2017
EBay | May 2014




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