Top Seven Hacks of 2015

As of December 22, 2015, the Identify Theft Resource Center had reported  a total of 766 data breaches.  These data breaches reached a staggering total of 177,840,420 files being exposed.  Below are the top seven breaches, in 2015, identified by iDigitalTimes in terms of the most users affected.

#1. Anthem  

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78.8 million patient records were  accessed.

 

#2. Ashley Madison

 

37 million user files were exposed.

 

#3. OPM

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21.5 million records were compromised.

 

#4. Experian/T-Mobile

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15 million T-Mobile customers were affected.

 

#5. VTech

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11.3 million accounts were accessed worldwide.

 

#6. Premera Blue Cross

 

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11 million members’ information was affected.

 

#7. Excellus BlueCross BlueShield

 

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10 million member files were leaked.

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