2015 saw 888 data breaches, 246 million records compromised worldwide

September 9, 2015

Via: hacker

revealed that in the first six months of this year a total of 888 data occurred, compromising 246 million records worldwide.

Compared to the first half of 2014, data breaches increased by 10% while the number of compromised data records declined by 41% during the first six months of this year. This decline in compromised records can most likely be attributed to that fact that fewer large- mega breaches have occurred in the retail industry compared to the same period last year.

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