Worst Data Breaches Ever - AOL

By Debra Donston  |  Posted 2007-08-15 Print this article Print
Worst Data Breaches Ever - AOL
August 2006


Data on 20 million Web queries, from more than 600,000 users, was posted on a public Web site. Some search records included personal information, such as Social Security numbers.


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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