10 Biggest Data Breaches And Hacks
An unfortunate situation in this hack back in 2008 were the accounts of 32 million people were compromised because they weren’t even encrypted. Usernames and passwords, along with what social media accounts they were linked to, were all released publicly.
Over 50 million people in multiple countries were hit in 2013, but unlike most of these services, they didn’t even have to turn off their service to stop the hack. They informed users to change their usernames and passwords, even though the passwords and credit card information was all encrypted.