2006-summary

Compromises in 2006

Compared to 2005 the total number affected was down a bit from about 52.7 million to about 48.8 million. The number of large compromise incidents was 118 (compared to 64 in 2005), small compromise incidents 261 (2005:52) and there were 102 unknown compromise incidents (2005:20) reflecting a huge growth in the number of incidents. In 2006 the number of non-financial breaches far exceeded the financial breaches.

10,000+ per breach Total Affected Financial Non-Financial
Affected Count 48,437,104 4,941,385 43,495,719
Incident Count 118 16 102
% by # affected 10.20% 89.80%
% by incidents 13.56% 86.44%

 

Under 10,000 per breach Total Affected
Affected Count 439,070
Incident Count 261

 

Unknown Number affected
Incident Count 102

 

Compromises in 2006 affecting 10,000 or more
Compromises in 2006 affecting under 10,000
Compromises in 2006 affecting an unknown, or undisclosed, number

 
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