There has been a lot of data breaches in 2016. Millions of records and passwords have been exposed on the internet and the situation is getting worse. The recent example of 1 billion yahoo accounts being exposed illustrates how worse the situation is getting. Today, lets see the data breaches that happened in 2016 and how big and massive they were, with the help of graphics and plots.
All Data Breaches in 2016
First of all, lets look at a bubble chart to see which ones were the massive ones.
We can see that “Friend Finder Network” had the largest breach in 2016. Lets take a look at the numbers in another form.
So many records, so many. Lets take a look at the aggregated amount of the records.
Woah, 613 million records? Well, that’s just how bad the security situation is right now.
That’s it. I just wanted to illustrate the numbers. Lets hope we have a better year ahead.
Happy New Year everyone.