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While data breaches have almost become a regular occurrence, some data breaches have a greater effect than others. Intact, a software firm, looked at public data to see which businesses had the biggest data breaches in the last 16 years (involving more than 30,000 records).
With the most data breaches and documents lost, Facebook is at the top of the list. During the reporting era, the social network had 5 breaches and lost 864,500 records.
Following Facebook are the following four:
Marriott International was responsible for the loss of 505,200,000 pieces.
MongoDB has 477 million records.
92 million entries on AOL
78,600,000 JPMorgan Chase
Hacker attacks, poor security, and media loss/stolen were the most common explanations for large-scale data breaches in 2011, 2013, and 2019, respectively.
Below is an infographic that introduces the most compromised businesses and most infiltrated industries: