Report: 75 million records compromised so far in 2014


More than 75 million records have been compromised this year in approximately 568 breaches, according to the most recent breach report by the Identity Theft Resource Center.

Last year at this time, only 439 breaches had been reported, representing a 29.4 percent increase. The breach count was last updated on September 23 and includes Home Depot’s incident, which affected at least 56 million records. The nonprofit group counts Social Security Numbers, driver’s license numbers, medical records, or payment card information as a record.

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