Worst Data Breaches Ever - Department of Agriculture

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

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 ...)

 
 
 
February 2006

Department of Agriculture

As a result of hackers illegally accessing a USDA database containing names and Social Security numbers, about 26,000 current and former employees were exposed to identity theft.

Worst Data Breaches Ever - Department of Agriculture
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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