Worst Data Breaches Ever - SAIC

By Debra Donston  |  Posted 2007-08-15 Print this article Print
Worst Data Breaches Ever - SAIC
July 2007


By neglecting to encrypt data sent over the Internet, employees of government contractor Science Applications International Corp. put the sensitive information of more than 800,000 U.S. service members and their families at risk.


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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