Corporate hacks and cyber attacks directed at organizations large and small have increased in both frequency and severity over the past few years, affecting billions of consumer accounts and costing companies from tens to hundreds of millions of dollars. Yet while the news continues to provide a steady stream of coverage detailing large-scale corporate hacks across all industries, cyber security remains underfunded by many organizations.
The timeline below highlights 10 major organizations hit by significant data breaches over the past five years. Although by no means an exhaustive list, these attacks serve as stark reminders of the importance of preventative measures to ensure cyber security.
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