2005-summary

Compromises in 2005

Over 52.7 million accounts were compromised in 136 recorded incidents. In breaches affecting over 10,000 the financial breaches were only 28% by incident count, but almost 90% by the number affected. There were 64 large breaches, 52 breaches affecting 10,000 or less and 20 breaches where the number of people affected were either unknown or not disclosed.

10,000+ per breach Total Affected Financial Non-Financial
Affected Count 52,655,387 47,255,150 5,400,237
Incident Count 64 18 46
% by # affected 89.74% 10.26%
% by incidents 28.13% 71.88%

 

Under 10,000 per breach  Total Affected
Affected Count 181,423
Incident Count 52

 

Unknown Number affected
Incident Count 20

 

Compromises in 2005 affecting 10,000 or more
Compromises in 2005 affecting under 10,000
Compromises in 2005 affecting an unknown, or undisclosed, number

 
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