It’s a weird world. As the world got more digitized, the ‘soft’ format was perceived to be more efficient and safer than older data-storage methods like hard-drives or physical registers, and key data was migrated to ‘soft’ storage formats with sophisticated cybersecurity. Yet, contrarily, the data theft actually increased, as cyber criminals use equally sophisticated technology to breach and raid storage systems.
This infographic presents a timeline of the biggest data breaches between 2007-2017, and the far-reaching impact of these virulent attacks. No industry has been spared – retail, gaming, financial, healthcare, education, government, etc.
The Biggest Data Breaches of the Past Decade:
Infographic by – Vodien