Historical hacks come back to haunt, and fresh breaches bite our behinds
This was the year when many historical hacks came back to bite millions just as they were least expecting it. The uptick in delayed reporting contributed to almost 3,000 publicly data breaches this year alone — exposing more than 2.2 billion records. And the year isn’t even over yet.
Even as we approach December 31, there’s no sign of it ending. Let’s take a look back at some of the biggest — and most dangerous — hacks and leaks so far.