The 10 Biggest Data Breaches of 2018

Curated by Paul Helmick

I’m a Technology CEO and Experienced Entrepreneur. I love helping people use technology to grow their business.

Biggest Data Breaches

Hackers have become more sophisticated, dangerous and with the built in advanced automated tools they carry out a wide variety of processes to breach data

  1. Marriott International, 500 million guests
  2. Marketing Firm Exactis, 340 Million Americans, even more than the earlier Equifax data breach
  3. MyFitnessPal, 150 million user accounts
  4. Quora, 100 million users accounts
  5. Brazilian Govt, 120 Million citizens banks, loans, repayments, credit and debit history, voting history, full name, emails, residential addresses, phone numbers, date of birth, family contacts, employment, voting registration numbers, contract numbers, and contract amounts
  6. US Govt, 114 million US citizens records exposed online completely available for the public including the information of the first name, last name, employers, job title, email, address, state, zip, phone number, and IP address
  7. MyHeritage, 93 Million registered users sensitive data
  8. Facebook, 87 Million affected users mostly in the US
  9. Google, exposed 500,000 Google+ accounts with user’s name, email address, occupation, gender, and age
  10. Cathay Pacific, 9 million passengers personal data with passenger name, nationality, date of birth, phone number, email, address, passport number, identity card number, frequent flyer programme membership number, customer service remarks, and historical travel information.