This year is not even half over, and it’s already looking like a banner year for hackers.
A rash of high-profile digital breaches and large-scale data dumps has affected hundreds of millions of users of prominent websites, with millions more impacted by breaches of brick-and-mortar businesses. According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, over 6 million records have been exposed already this year. This follows high-profile attacks on sites like Ashley Madison (nearly 31 million accounts) last year and Adobe (152 million accounts) in 2013.
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