Worst Data Breaches Ever - Ameritrade

By Debra Donston  |  Posted 2007-08-15 Print this article Print
Worst Data Breaches Ever - Ameritrade
February 2005


In transit, a computer backup tape containing the account information of more than 200,000 clients was lost or accidentally destroyed.


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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