Worst Data Breaches Ever - Department of Veterans Affairs

 
 
By Debra Donston  |  Posted 2007-08-15 Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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May 2006

Department of Veterans Affairs

A national database containing sensitive data on about 26.5 million veterans was stolen after an employee brought the data home.

 

The last few years have seen a slew of data breaches-all bad, but some worse than others. In the spirit of learning what not to do by example, eWEEK presents some of the worst data breaches ever. (Unfortunately, likely to be continued ...)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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