The Biggest Data Breaches of All Time in One Infographic

As more and more of our data is stored online, we are increasingly susceptible to data breaches that can do major damage. Breaches can occur due to a variety of methods, including hacks, configuration errors, leaks, accidental publishing, lost and stolen hardware, and poor security. Businesses and agencies of all shapes and sizes have suffered attacks, and the hackers behind them are often hunting for financial or other gains.

A fantastic interactive infographic from Information is Beautiful shows the scope and timeline of these attacks, and it