Published On: Dec 19 2013 09:27:25 AM ESTUpdated On: Feb 05 2015 11:37:14 AM EST
Dairy Queen is the latest company to get hit by a data breach, announcing customer names, payment card numbers and expiration dates were stolen from 395 stores nationwide in August and early September. Take a look at the biggest data breaches of all time.
Take a look at some of the biggest data breaches of all time.
9. Sony Corporation (2011) -- 24.6 million PlayStation accounts compromised at a cost of $1.476 million
8. CardSystems (2005) -- 40 million credit card records lost at a cost of $2.4 million
7. Epsilon (2011) -- 60 million customer emails exposed, no cost available
6. Sony Corporation (2011) -- 77 million PlayStation accounts compromised at a cost of $4.62 million
5. Anthem (2015) -- 80 million customers of the insurance giant had their names, birthdays, medical IDs, Social Security numbers and other personal information comprised during a data breach. The total damage has not been assessed.
4. TRW, now Experian (1984) -- 90 million credit reports lost at a cost of $5.4 million
3. TJX Companies Inc. (2007) -- 94 million credit and debit card records lost at a cost of $5.64 million
2. Target (2013) - Up to 110 million Target customers had data stolen from July to October 2013, and the company revealed the breech at the height of the 2013 holiday shopping season. The company said 40 million debit and credit card numbers were stolen and as many as 70 million customers had personal information stolen, although there may be some overlap on the lists.
1. Heartland Payment Systems (2009) -- 130 million credit card records lost at a cost of $7.8 million