Data Breaches in the U.S.

The recent attacks on Home Depot and JPMorgan are only the latest in a long-running series of data hacks. And while the number of records taken from Home Depot is yet to be disclosed, estimates indicate that the breach may be "massive."

Updated September 4, 2014

Top 10 Breaches of Personal Records

Data Breaches Over Time

Since 2005, more than 300 data breaches in which 100,000 or more records were compromised have been publicly disclosed.
By industry
By cause
 
 

Sources: Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, Breach Level Index

BY KEITH COLLINS / BLOOMBERG VISUAL DATA & JORDAN ROBERTSON / BLOOMBERG NEWS